This article provides and understanding of the Industrious/Over-focused and Expressive/Clinging Character Strategies of Body-Centered psychotherapy.
Traditional Name: Rigid
Stage of Development: Phallic Stage (3.5 years to 6 years)
Function Truncated: Acceptance and Approval
- rejection from the caregiver (usually of opposite sex)
- parents expectations around performance
- growing up too soon to win parents approval (trying harder, doing better)
Experience: Love is conditional on performance [Read more…]