Watch “Can I Get Free From This Dependent Personality?” Healing Trauma 101 | Psychotherapy Crash Course” on YouTube
Your personal work may include setting boundaries, strengthening your defenses, abandoning harmful defense mechanisms, seeking out really good counseling, etc.
In this video, I discuss how a dependent personality (whether that is yourself or someone else) can slow down your progress in healing from trauma.
DISCUSSED IN THIS VIDEO:
1:25 Dependent personality disorder is difficult
7:44 clingy behavior
8:29 inability to make decisions
9:59 Validation & reassurance
10:59 Fear of losing support
11:50 Difficulty expressing disagreement
14:13 Immediately looking for re-connection
15:01 Negative self talk
15:50 lacks healthy self-efficacy