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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.
Those children who externalised their emotions by fidgeting, bullying and destroying their belongings were found to be more likely to be dissatisfied with their adult lives.