Answer in Psychology for Prof Reza Sanaye #194514
March 14th, 2023
How does mirroring self in Lacanian psychology differ from individuation in Jungian psychoanalysis ??
Mirroring self, in Lacanian psychological, refers to using others to reflect back on one’s self-worth and value. It involves using others’ positive response as a reflection of one’s traits. On the other hand, individuation in Jungian psychoanalysis psychology refers to a person’s ability to start separating themselves from others by looking at their innermost uniqueness and identity, which makes them to consciously exist as individuals.