This course collects stories of experience from family members and friends who have had to
deal with a loved one who believed in conspiracy theories. An important message is that you
are not the only one and that there is hope for improvement. The stories also serve as examples for the various topics in the course which are compiled by experts based on research, treatments and theoretical frameworks.
The course consists of these chapters:
1. Motives and beliefs conspiracy thinkers may have, to understand your loved one’s background.
2. What is achievable in change and how to create the right setting to encourage the
change thoughts and beliefs.
3. Different strategies for constructive communication and how to engage in dialogue. 4. Overview
Primary target group: Family members of conspiracy thinkers who are looking for guidance.
They are not (yet) in counselling.
Secondary target group: Practitioners (social workers and family support centres) will also
benefit from it and could disseminate it among their clients.
Have a better relationship. How not to break up this relationship. How to keep communicating.
Information about conspiracy thinking. Same as first session before going to counselling session
This content is offered by the European Commission. The European Commission is the European Union's politically independent executive arm. It is alone responsible for drawing up proposals for new European legislation, and it implements the decisions of the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union.