When society is dysfunctional, and parents are shame bound, they display unhealthy boundaries and project their shame onto their children. This creates unhealthy boundaries in the children and makes it exceedingly difficult to set healthy boundaries and stop the abuse.
The first section of this course teaches what healthy and unhealthy boundaries are, how they develop, how shame warps them, and impairs an individual's ability to defend against abusive behavior of self and others.
We are able to become intimate and resolve problems to the degree that we are able to communicate effectively. Most of the problems associated with society can be traced to faulty communication and conflict resolution. This video addresses the art of communication.
The second section teaches effective communication and assertiveness principles and identifies aggressive and passive-aggressive patterns. It will help you identify emotions and teach paraphrasing and validating.
Who should take this course?
It can be taken by professionals in the field of psychology or by any individual seeking self-help.