Giving permission for individuation and separation from family. Importance of support in becoming independent. Marriage as escape from the primary family. Resolving unresolved relations in the primary family. Prerequisites for mature separation from parents, inclination towards psychosocial and economic independence.
The topic of the show is the process of separation in adolescence – psychological separation from parents and individuation – building of independent relations with parents and one’s own identity. The entire process of growing up consists of balancing between dependent relations and providing children with support in building independence and independent relations. In this show, you will learn how a family can encourage or impede the process of separation and individuation of an adolescent. The guest of the show is Ivana Vukmirica-Baćanović, a psychologist and family psychotherapist.