My Psychosocial Developmental Changes

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Erikson proposed a lifespan model of psychosocial development, by establishing eight stages into adulthood. These stage each requires different actions from human beings in order for them to determine their development. As we experience things in life we can tell a story based on Erikson’s psychosocial development stages. Each stages of Erikson’s development requires various types of deed from human beings in order for us to determine the personality development. Erikson’s stages has given me a chance to examine my life from birth in diverse stages. The channel of life that I have gone through from my early childhood and most parts of my adult life. The first stage is Trust Versus Mistrust occurs during birth to age one. This stage depends on how well the parents take care of their child. This is what help me as a child determines whether or not the child will trust the world. Trust is viewing the world, environment as a safe place and mistrust is viewing it as a fearful place. As a child I had to learn how to trust those around me to keep me safe. In this stage the basic optimism is trust and security. If I did not receive the proper care then I would be faced with mistrust. Stage two is the autonomy versus shame phase. In this stage I learn how to develop my personal skills, and a sense. In the toddler stage, I do not remember much only from what I was told. This level generally starting around age 2 and continuing throughout age 3. My mom told me that I was always shows many level of independence versus embarrassment and doubt. During this time she would mention that I was mobile while at home. I view this mobility as freedom. This basically mean that my mom provide consistent encouragement. This is what aided me in dev... ... middle of paper ... ... and had time to think about their accomplishments throughout life (McCarthy & Archer, 2013 section, 2.2). Erikson’s stages has given me a chance to examine my life from birth in diverse stages. The channel of life that I have gone through from my early childhood and most parts of my adult life. Erikson’s psychosocial development has helped me to understand the changes as I go through life. Erikson stages is a set of guide to pave my way in to adulthood. I have learn that each stage is a form of representation of a foundational shift of life. Erikson’s psychosocial theory discovers that our development normally proceeds throughout nine developmental stages that have a moral concept of life itself. References Works Cited McCarthy, C. J. & Archer, J., Jr. (2013). Theories of counseling and psychotherapy. San Diego: Bridgepoint Education, Inc. ISBN: 9781621781059
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