Identification is a cornerstone of normal maturation, and the wish to identify is a strong force through life. Appropriate identification with the therapist may be a crucial aspect of the psychotherapy of patients who have mis-identified or were unable to make constructive identifications at crucial points in their emotional development.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||American Journal of Psychotherapy|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1982|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Clinical Psychology