Reflection Paper& Artistic Response:
Reflection Paper& Artistic Response: Write a response to the Brightman article, Narcissistic Issues in the Training Experience of the Psychotherapist, Consider the following: 1. Do you identify with any of the narcissistic aspirations that Brightman describes as part of the grandiose professional self? (all-knowing, allloving, all-powerful) 2. How do you protect yourself from the inevitable assaults on your professional self-esteem? 3. Specifically, which of Brightmans’s adaptations (coping styles) do you see in yourself? Bring an artistic response to share, which reflects your own experience as a student therapist in these contexts.