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Workbook for Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents:

How to Heal from Distant, Rejecting, Self-Involved Parents

by Wright Publishers
Workbook for Adult children of Emotionally Immature Parents by Wright Publishers

The goal of this workbook is to help you heal from distant, rejecting, or self-involved parents.

In the book “Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents”, Lindsay C. Gibson, a clinical psychologist, exposes the damaging effects parents who are either unavailable or emotionally immature may have on their children. This independent companion workbook emphasises its primary learning outcomes and breaks them down for easy understanding.

Each chapter of the workbook comprises 6 different sections

  • Summary: An overview of the chapter designed to help you remember its essence and what you learned in each chapter of “Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents.” Use this as a quick recap of what the chapter discusses.
  • Key takeaways: These are the salient points to take note of in each chapter. Basically, if you don’t remember anything else in the chapter, remember this.
  • Lessons: Salient teachings to put into practice in your day-to-day living. You can call them lifehacks or takeaway tips to improve the relevant areas in your life.
  • Goals: This encapsulates what each chapter aims to achieve for the reader, and as a part of the larger book.
  • Action plans: Curated steps to take in reaching your goals on the way to healing. While these have been highlighted with care, it is recommended that you identify personal action plans as you read. These will be a custom map to recover your true nature.
  • Questions: This is the final section. It’s meant to help you engage with what you’ve learned in the chapter. This is why it comes with some personal questions. To help setup the change you’re looking for.


CONTENT WARNING:  Recommended to use workbook in a therapy setting to avoid retraumatizing and maximize benefit. Also recommended to be used in companion to the book Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents by Lindsay C. Gibson, PsyD.


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