is used in the treatment of narcissistic personality disorders where a patients grandiose self is reactivated in line with an early phase of their life when their mothers established their sense of perfection.

MIRROR TRANSFERENCE: "Mirror transference occurs when an individual diagnosed with narcissistic personality reactivates their grandiose self in line with an earlier stage in their life."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MIRROR TRANSFERENCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/mirror-transference/ (accessed September 24, 2021).