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SPC5535 Individual Development and Family Life Cycle A

Course Description

This course introduces students to classic developmental theorists from a dynamic living systems and somatic psychology perspective. The emphasis is placed on early bodily and sensory organization and on the primacy of relationship in development. A holistic theory of self and ego development is presented. This course will consider how Freud, Reich, Mahler, Winnicott, Piaget, Bowlby, Kohut, Stern, Schore, Fogel, and Greenspan help us understand the process by which we come to inhabit our embodied self across the lifespan.