April 18th, 2014

WBI Workplace Bullying Retreat: A day for restoral, dignity & hope


We announce the first-ever healing workshop for bullied targets and their loved ones.

WBI Workplace Bullying Retreat - A Day for Restoral, dignity and hope

The inaugural Workplace Bullying Retreat will be Saturday May 31 in Bellingham, WA. The one-day Retreat is facilitated by WBI founders, Drs. Ruth and Gary Namie. Attendees will understand the storm that ripped through their lives, its impact on their health, and solutions when employers do nothing to stop it.

“Bullying is perplexing, leaving targeted workers with lingering questions such as ‘Why me?’,” said Dr. Gary Namie. “The retreat is designed to answer those questions so the person can move on with her or his life after bullying.”

This new workshop differs from WBI’s other programs that emphasize education alone. The Retreat is designed to create a validating, encouraging, emotionally positive, healing, and supportive, safe harbor for attendees who have endured emotional abuse.

“No one else has talked with over 10,000 bullied targets like we have,” remarked Dr. Ruth Namie. “We’re proud to create this first-ever, in-person experience just for targets after 17 years of advocacy on behalf of targets.”

Family members are also encouraged to attend in order to learn how to best help their loved one move on toward an abuse-free working life.

The first three scheduled days in 2014 are May 31, July 19, August 23

Visit the Retreat page for details.

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  1. Isabell Gold says:

    After being bullied and terminated from a government 30 hr part-time job, I am currently writing to Steve Landes, our representative to the General Assembly, about the possibility of Anti-bullying legislation. I am 65 and would like to see an Anti-bullying law on the books in Virginia before I die. What can you do to help with this movement? Please advise me as to what steps I should take other than simply writing to my representative. Thanks. IF GOLD

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