Flashcards in Self Psychology Deck (8)
In self psychology, what is the primary organizing and motivating force of personality?
How do children develop strong senses of selfhood?
when they receive empathic responses from early caregivers/self objects and their need are met
______ by caretakers result in a lack of self-cohesion
What is the object of self psychology?
to help clt develop a greater sense of self cohesion
Name three self object needs
mirroring, idealization, twinship/twinning
_______ means a child needs an alter ego for a sense of belonging
_______ validates the child's sense of a perfect self