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Personal Identity, Part 1: Forming the Self through Relationship

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Price: $100.00
Duration: 1 hr. 23 min.
CE Credits: 1.50

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How do we become who we are? How do we define ourselves? Identity development is a lifelong journey that involves constant dialogue with ourselves and others.  This presentation will focus on the formation of a normal, healthy identity including the four levels of identity, the importance of relationships, and the role neuroscience plays in identity development.  This presentation also covers current problems surrounding the formation of healthy identity and leading to a current state of crisis in the West including affective immaturity and other dysfunctional emotional-relating patterns.  This webinar is 1 hour and 23 minutes.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the presentation, participants will be able to:

  1. Explain the normal process of identity development and describe the four different levels of identity development.
  2. Identify the factors that can lead to the destabilization of healthy identity as well as the cultural impact this can have.
  3. Describe the ten limbic triggers that can negatively affect identity development.
  4. Explain the role the “Drama Triangle” plays in hindering healthy identity development.