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Identifying Major developmental identity Conflicts

Amber 35-year old woman who immigrated to this country several years ago from Nigeria. She recently graduated from a prestigious law school and legally changed her name to Amber. She was hired by an affluent law practice. Although Amber is involved with her local Nigerian Community. She has recently discarded her cultural wardrobe for an expensive American wardrobe dyed her hair blond, and purchased a BMW. Amber enters into counseling because she feels rejected by her Nigerian friends She says "They do not understand me: I feel so alone. While I have made friends with my law associates, I often deel excluded. I wish people would accept me for who I am."

Identity the major developmental identify conflicts and challenge for Amber. Proposed three interventions that are culturally sensitive. Describe Amber's issues and your proposal for interventions.

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According to Harvey and Allard (2004), during the development of identity conflicts, individuals transform their lives and identities dependent on the circumstances that prevail at that specific time. In the case of Amber, her new job position required that she change her identity from that of being a student to being a working woman. This could ...

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In today's work force, your identity can either help you or hinder you. In this write up, the author will attempt to Identify several major developmental identity conflicts and challenges for a young lady from Nigerian. The author will also attempt Proposed three interventions that are considered culturally sensitive. If you were faced with a similar issue, think about what approaches you would take to resolve this issue.