ERIC Number: EJ888396
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 22
Using Transactional Analysis and Mental Imagery to Help Shame-Based Identity Adults Make Peace with Their Past
Adams, Susan A.
ADULTSPAN Journal, v7 n1 p2-12 Spr 2008
Development of a shame-based identity, also known as "toxic shame," can significantly interfere with an adult's ability to form an intimate relationship with another. As adults find peace from their past using transactional analysis and mental imagery, they learn to empower themselves to form healthy, intimate relationships.
Descriptors: Imagery, Intimacy, Interpersonal Relationship, Psychotherapy, Adults, Memory, Self Concept, Case Studies, Altruism, Anxiety, Psychological Patterns, Interpersonal Competence, Failure, Counseling, Counselors, Recall (Psychology), Behavior Patterns
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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