Breaking Free

Fisher, Janina; Ogden, Pat
March 2011
Psychotherapy Networker Magazine;Mar/Apr2011, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p57
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 67-year old woman who went into psychotherapy due to behaviors she got from childhood in an alcoholic family environment. It mentions that as the patient had grown up in a moody environment, she developed an adaptive response of shame and submission which became automatic. The article discusses neuroplasticity, brain function and emotional responses.


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