That gives you some idea of how far back you can go, but it is a different matter to get the patient really to regress to that degree. No ten-months'-old baby could talk to me, but my patient could look at a screen and see these things. They're merely projections of memories, just as Jane projected herself in a certain cotton dress with ruffles, a little girl who was thinking happily that her name was Betty, when she was entertaining that child fantasy. Jane was still Jane, sitting here in the chair, yet still Jane over there, but in a different sort of way, a way that Jane could talk about.
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