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The Heart of Emotional Intelligence

Illuminating the Connection Between What We Feel, What We Want, and How We Act

Steven Krugman • 6/18/2018

By Steven Krugman - Mentalization refers to the mind’s innate capacity to make sense of social experiences and implicitly know how to respond to them. But while mentalization fosters an empathic awareness of the moods and mindsets of others, it also enables us to know what our own states of mind and body mean.

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In Consultation

Mentalization: Something New or Just Old Wine in New Bottles?

Steven Krugman • 3/1/2013

Is “mentalization” a breakthrough in our understanding of the mind, or just a rehash of old ideas?

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The Heart of Emotional Intelligence

Illuminating the Connection Between What We Feel, What We Want, and How We Act

Steven Krugman • 6/18/2018

By Steven Krugman - Mentalization refers to the mind’s innate capacity to make sense of social experiences and implicitly know how to respond to them. But while mentalization fosters an empathic awareness of the moods and mindsets of others, it also enables us to know what our own states of mind and body mean.

Daily Blog
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In Consultation

Mentalization: Something New or Just Old Wine in New Bottles?

Steven Krugman • 3/1/2013

Is “mentalization” a breakthrough in our understanding of the mind, or just a rehash of old ideas?

Magazine Article
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Steven Krugman, Ph.D., is a psychotherapist in Boston. He teaches about Attachment Theory and interpersonal neuroscience, and is on the faculty of the Psychoanalytic Family and Couples Institute of New England.