Understanding Introversion in an Extroverted World: Implications for Practice

Presented by: Chris Frey, MSW, ACSW, LCSW

March 8, 2017 | 10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Care and Counseling

12141 Ladue Road

St. Louis, MO, 63141



Introversion, a Jungian concept, describes individuals who often prefer to replenish energy through solitude and reflection. In a culture that places high value on being ‘outgoing’ both socially and in career, introverts are often challenged in family, peer and workplace relationships. This workshop focuses on clinical strategies for maximizing the strengths and addressing the challenges facing introverts.



Learning Objectives:
  1. Participants will be able to understand the characteristics and strengths of introversion in family, social and work relationships.
  2. Participants will be able to learn clinical strategies for assisting introverts and extroverts in successfully manage interpersonal relationships.
  3. Participants will be able to understand the theories of Free Trait Theory, Practiced Extroversion, Restorative Niche and Quiet Leadership in introversion.