Gen Psych Lect 22

Gen Psych Lect 22 - Important Information: Fi nal Exam: Nex...

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Important Information: Final Next Week: Wednesday, Dec. 9 Will test all lecture notes and Three chapters from the book Ba c k t o P s y c h o a n a l y s i s Remember the final statement in the section on Cognitive Therapy: "Celebrate Yourself!!" This is based on a very important concept: "Self" and fully appreciating yourself. The best theory of self is the following: D on a l d W i nn i c o t t (1896 – 1971) One of the greatest psychoanalysts of all time. Object-relations theorists and a student of Melanie Klein. T r u e v s. F a l se S e l f This is a fundamental idea. Winnicott showed: we are all born a "purely true self." Your true self is completely authentically you!!! As a child you act completely authentically. If orange juice is spilt on carpet, infant starts to draw with the orange juice. The true self is outwardly productive, like a fountain. The true self is inherently creative. The true self always carries with it a feeling of
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This note was uploaded on 01/07/2012 for the course 830 101 taught by Professor Brill during the Fall '08 term at Rutgers.

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