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Become Your True Self

This is an archived eCourse. Once you purchase the course, you will have access to all lessons and materials.

true self differentiation ecourse

differentiation-ecourse-CEs-300x300Are you living the life you were destined to live, or are you living according to negative programming from your past? In this four-week eCourse, Dr. Lisa Firestone. co-author of The Self Under Siege, will introduce an innovative approach to differentiating from negative  familial and societal influences that prevent people from living a fulfilling life of personal meaning. This course can help you, as a therapist or an individual interested in your personal development, to learn to live free of prescribed identities and become the unique individual you have the potential to be. 

8 CE credits are available for this eCourse. CE credits can be purchased separately for an additional $15 here

"There is no greater challenge and no greater reward than to live your own life."

−Dr. Lisa Firestone
  • Are you living the life you were destined to live, or are you living according to negative programming from your past? This course can help you, as a therapist or an individual interested in your personal development, to learn to live free of prescribed identities and become the unique individual you have the potential to be.

    Lack of differentiation can destructively impact every area of people’s lives, from their romantic relationships to their career, from their personal goals to their parenting style. In this four-week eCourse, Dr. Lisa Firestone. co-author of The Self Under Siege, will introduce an innovative approach to differentiating from negative  familial and societal influences that prevent people from living a fulfilling life of personal meaning.

    In order for someone to be fully differentiated and true to themselves they must:

    Separate from the critical inner voices incorporated early in life

    Break self-soothing habit patterns adapted to help cope with emotional pain in their early environment

    Differentiate from destructive traits of their early caretakers

    Develop their own value system and live by it

    Drawing on findings from research in attachment and interpersonal neurobiology, and emotionally focused psychotherapy, Dr. Firestone will describe how early life experiences impact each person’s development. She will engage participants in learning how to help themselves or their clients differentiate from these internalized, negative influences. This transformative process will help people to uncover their real identity and lead the life they truly desire.

    Course Outline

    Week 1: An Introduction to Differentiation

    Week 2: Separation Theory: The Roots of Personal Identity

    Week 3: 4 Steps for Achieving Differentiation

    Week 4: Creating a Unique and Meaningful Life

    All course materials will be made available online for individuals to tune-in at their own pace, including:

    computerWeekly in-depth multimedia presentations


    videoVideos from expert psychologists


    exercisesSelf-reflective journal exercises and quizzes

     

    reading_wbEnlightening reading assignments

     

    discussionInteractive forums

     

    q&aLive Q & A session

     

     

  • Lisa_FirestoneDr. Lisa Firestone is the Director of Research and Education at The Glendon Association. An accomplished and much requested lecturer, Dr. Firestone speaks at national and international conferences in the areas of couple relations, parenting, and suicide and violence prevention. Dr. Firestone has published numerous professional articles, and most recently was the co-author of Sex and Love in Intimate Relationships(APA Books, 2006), Conquer Your Critical Inner Voice (New Harbinger, 2002),Creating a Life of Meaning and Compassion: The Wisdom of Psychotherapy (APA Books, 2003) and The Self Under Siege (Routledge, 2012).

     

  • Do I have to attend the eCourse at certain times? Are the presentations live?

    This is an archived eCourse, so all of the lessons and materials are available for you to view (or review) at your convenience. You can log on anytime you choose and watch the presentations at the times that are the best for you. The only live elements of the live course were the Q & A Sessions, which have been recorded and are available for you to watch on the eCourse website.  

    Is there an interactive element to the course? Can you interact with classmates and the teacher?

    Students can interact with one another in the discussion forums. Each week, the instructor posts questions to spark discussions and students are encouraged to post their own questions, as well. There is more interaction during the live eCourse, but you are welcome to use the discussion forums for an archived course, as well. 

    Are Continuing Education credits (CEs) offered for this course?

    Yes! 8 CE credits are available for this course. CE credits can be purchased through R. Cassidy Seminars for an additional $15. Click here to purchase your CEs and take a post test. 

    I am having trouble accessing my course. What should I do?

    Email us at info@psychalive.org and we will be happy to help you. 

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