Context mapping is where you can list and illustrate different environments and relationships to an individual's life. In the story Mitch uses this tool to further analyze Julian's relationship with different people in his life. Also, he used it to evaluate the different relationships in how it have affected his identity development.
MY OWN CONTEXT MAP
- Foreclosed identity- one in which individual has committed to a life direction or way of being without exploring it carefully and without experimenting with alternatives.
- Diffuse identity- state in which there has been little exploration or active consideration of a particular identity and no psychological commitment to one.
- Identity moratorium-Developmental state in which one actively explored roles and beliefs, behaviors and relationships, but refrains from making a commitment.
- Achieved identity- When identity crisis is resolved and the commitment to the selected identity is high. ( Individual has successfully integrated his ego-identity needs from the past, within the present, and into the future and can therefore display a certain