About This Book:
Understanding developmental tasks is critical information for parents, teachers, psychotherapists, couples and any individual who wants to fulfill his internal potentials and create lasting happiness.
In this book, you will discover each step in a lifetime process of mental and emotional development beginning with our childhood need for emotional safety, self-worth, and an accurate self-awareness and continuing with new tasks for each decade for seventy years.
Never before have the uniquely human developmental tasks been defined in clear experiential detail so anyone with a desire to learn can fulfill himself, provide intimacy and emotional bonds in every significant relationship, and create a profound degree of professional satisfaction and permanent meaning.
About the Author
Dr. Hatherley has a Ph.D. in psychology. He has studied Western literature, history, religion and philosophy. He has also explored Eastern thought as represented by Chinese Taoism, Indian Buddhism, and Japanese Zen.
For over twenty years, Dr. Hatherley practiced psychotherapy, and for the past ten years has offered education in mental & emotional development.
Throughout his career, Dr. Hatherley has explored one key question, “What, if anything, will make human life internally satisfying and meaningful.
Dr. Hatherley currently resides in La Mesa, CA where he offers workshops, classes, and individual consultations in how to become internally fulfilled & genuinely happy.