Developmental psychologist, Benjamin Houltberg shares his own journey away from over-identifying with his performance as an athlete, how performance-based identity can distort faith, and and his passion to help others learn to thrive in this interview with Evelyn and Frank Freed Professor of Marital and Family Therapy at Fuller Theological Seminary, Terry Hargrave.
This presentation was originally published on FULLER Studio.
About the Author
Benjamin Houltberg was the former associate professor of human development at the Thrive Center. As a developmental scientist, his research centers on relational factors that impact emotional health within high-stress environments. Much of his work is on the role of identity development and character virtues in sport as they relate to emotional health and athletic performance. He currently serves as the president and CEO of the Search Institute.