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What is... psychology series

What is… Enmeshment

In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychology-related terms.  This week's term is enmeshment. Enmeshment was first described by family therapist Salavador Minuchin.  It occurs when there is an extreme lack of boundaries, which prevents healthy differentiation into autonomous individuals.  It occurs most often in families, although it can happen… Continue reading What is… Enmeshment