Gender Balanced


During the third to fifth year of life gender identity is being reinforced. How role confusion is introduced and themes like "If I assert myself spontaneously, I'll be rejected," are taken on and perpetuated is explained. Both male and female patterns of exaggerated compensation are displayed. The family messages, body language and adaptive and compensating defenses are examined. Working with G/B clients to lead to sexual integration is demonstrated. Course Objectives: *Specify Gender Balanced holding patterns and life themes *Bio-spiritually assess the G/B strengths and weaknesses *Delineate treatment goals for clients with strong G/B traits *Learn exercises and interventions specifically for G/B clients