Mentalizing,  Mindfulness

A presentation on Mentalization Skills for Families

Some features of good mentalizing
1. Is curious / inquisitive about own and other people’s perspectives (‘safe uncertainty’ – Mason)
2. Being flexible – not stuck in one point of view
3. Can be playful – using humour to engage (vs avoid)
4. Can solve problems using give and take between different people’s views
5. Can differentiate one’s own experience from that of others
6. Conveys ‘ownership’ of own behaviour
7. Uses ‘grounded imagination’

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