2020-2021 Graduate Academic Catalog

EAGSR 8204 Adult Development and Mental Health

This course examines therapeutic development from the perspectives of psychiatrists such as Carl Jung, Karen Horney, and Roberto Assagioli. In addition, the course explores the possibilities of development and transformation in the aftermath of trauma by focusing on Posttraumatic Growth. Both theoretical perspectives and empirical studies are covered. Particular emphasis is placed on resilience and the complexity of adult development. Students in the course focus on the complex nature of well-being and adaptation in adulthood from a developmental perspective.




For Ph.D. or CAGS students only.