Joyce Marter Quoted In Psych Central Article: 6 Eye-Opening New Ways To Get To Know Yourself
“When you know yourself on a deeper level, you can create a life that is meaningful and joyous for you, according to psychotherapist Joyce Marter, LCPC. Art therapist Lisa Mitchell, MFT, calls this deeper level our ‘essence.’ This is you at your center or core.
Knowing yourself also helps you distinguish your issues from someone else’s. ‘The better you know yourself and your psychology — your triggers, your relational themes and patterns, your biases, your tendencies — the better able you will be to both take responsibility for yourself as well as let go of that which is not yours to contain,’ Marter said.”