Psychotherapy is a process whereby one person seeks the support of another, trained, individual who will help them to try and make sense of their lives and their role in the world.

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Identity development

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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.

Subpersonalities and neuroscience

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We are not one unified identity but rather a collection of subpersonalities, or different selves that struggle and strive for attention and power. This has been accepted thought in psychology for a long time, but now even neuroscience is coming aboard.