Mirroring is part of the vocabulary of child development. Good mirroring shows the child who he or she is…distorted mirroring bring is the expectations, lost dreams, or abusiveness of parents.


Identity development

Part of our earliest confusion about believing external authorities, rather than our own internal wisdom, comes from the fact that we can’t, as babies, question the authority of those who hold up the ‘mirrors’ in which we see our ‘selves’ reflected.