is the process of emulating, or copying exactly the behaviours, speech, and characteristics of another individual. Therapists can sometimes employ mirroring techniques to come across as empathizing with their patients.

MIRRORING: "When an individual, through choice or in a study copies the behaviours of another, they're said to be mirroring each other."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MIRRORING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/mirroring/ (accessed October 17, 2021).