SELF-UNDERSTANDING By N., Sam M.S. - 261 Attain the insight into your attitudes, motives, defences, reactions, weaknesses and strengths. Also called self-awareness. SELF-UNDERSTANDING: "Self-understanding is a major goal of psychotherapy." Related Psychology Terms INHIBITION CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide CHILD PSYCHIATRY ADOLESCENCE (Theories) ATTITUDE SCALES SULLIVAN, HARRY STACK (1892- 1949) CLIENT-CENTERED THERAPY Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams DEVELOPMENTAL TASKS Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SELF-UNDERSTANDING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/self-understanding/ (accessed May 28, 2022).