The Self

  • Robert J. Kohlenberg
  • Mavis Tsai


Undoubtedly there is a familiar ring in the following interaction between Beatrice and her therapist: Beatrice: It’s so fucking hard to be real, to be me. Therapist: If you aren’t you, who are you? Beatrice: I’m whoever someone else wants me to be. I don’t even know when I’m being myself.


Functional Unit Stimulus Control Discriminative Stimulus Large Unit Borderline Personality Disorder 
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© Springer Science + Business Media, LLC 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert J. Kohlenberg
    • 1
  • Mavis Tsai
    • 2
  1. 1.University of WashingtonSeattleUSA
  2. 2.Private PracticeSeattleUSA

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