Role Theory is a non-pathologizing way of conceptualizing personality, social issues, and mental health issues. It is a perfect tool for understanding dysfunction within the self. In this video, we take a look at the narcissistic self and narcissistic relationship dynamics from the perspective of Role Theory.
In this video:
0:00 Role Theory Basics
3:45 Moreno's Three Types of Roles
6:36 What is the Self?
9:28 Healthy vs. Dysfunctional Self
12:44 Role Lock 15:55 Role Strain
18:19 Role Conflict
22:23 Role Expectation
23:57 Role Demand
28:48 Role Fatigue
29:37 Role Relief
30:57 Role Self Congruence
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Jennifer Guerriero (pronounced Gary-Arrow) is a licensed mental health professional, narcissism survivor and former cult member. Jen has been educating people on psychological abuse since 1993. She has owned and operated a private practice in Orlando, FL since 2015, where she specializes in treating those affected by narcissists, toxic people, and high control groups. Jen holds a B.A. in Theatre Arts Performance as well as an M.A. in Theatre. She is a Provisional Registered Drama Therapist with the North American Drama Therapy Association. Thanks for watching!
This video is for educational purposes only and is not meant to diagnose, treat, or cure any mental health condition. This video is also not intended to serve as a substitute for psychotherapy with a licensed professional.
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