Erikson’s Stage 2: Autonomy vs. Self-Doubt

Erikson’s Stage 2: Autonomy vs. Self-Doubt

Erikson believed that this First Stage was foundational and had a direct impact on future stages. He thought successful navigation of this stage becomes the basis for a person to trust others and themselves and profoundly impacts a person’s ability to form healthy relationships in the future.

Erikson’s Stage 1: Trust vs. Mistrust

Erikson’s Stage 1: Trust vs. Mistrust

Erikson believed that this First Stage was foundational and had a direct impact on future stages. He thought successful navigation of this stage becomes the basis for a person to trust others and themselves and profoundly impacts a person’s ability to form healthy relationships in the future.