Identification in psychotherapy

M. F. Weiner

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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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)109-116
Number of pages8
JournalAmerican Journal of Psychotherapy
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1982

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Psychology


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