Externalize

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Externalize

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Astrological influences are often thought of as affecting the inner side of life first (e.g., emotionally or mentally) and then manifesting as an event in the outer world. The term externalize is often used to describe this outward manifestation.

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By using externalisation, children can playfully talk about problems as separate from themselves; the therapy is therefore based on the relationship with the externalised problem, as this always need to be considered in externalising conversations.
Practitioners then explored the relationship each woman had with her externalised problem.
By establishing a relationship with the externalised problem, alternative stories emerged.