UNDERSTANDING HOW A CLIENT CAME TO BE WHO THEY ARE
THE GOALS OF PSYCHODYNAMIC THERAPY
The goal of psychodynamic therapy is to understand how a client came to be who they are and identify what developmental tasks are left to work through. We increase client self-awareness as well as their understanding of how past experiences influence their present behavior.
HOW PSYCHODYNAMIC THERAPY IS IMPLEMENTED
During the sessions we examine how the events of a client’s childhood may have had a great influence on their adult life, ultimately shaping their personality. We examine the developmental tasks in each stage of growth which provides insight into areas of recurring conflict, re-enactment in relationships, and dysfunctional patterns of communication and behavior.
THE END RESULT: The client gains insight into the origins of their patterns which provides them with opportunity for behavioral intervention, practice, and change.