Unhappy_Gas_4376 t1_j85ihwg wrote

I would like to know if having gone through analysis or therapy oneself would increase mentalization. The article suggests that age is a factor in mentalization scores. If it is just a matter of life experience then undergoing therapy yourself should your ability to understand other peoples internal processes.

You used to have to go through your own therapy to become a psychiatrist, but I don't know if that is part of education in clinical psychology.