This is a great identity formation skill – not so much to help someone else form their identity but mainly to learn to see yourself. I don’t think we teach that, although some people just pick up on it intuitively.
They are the ones that are able to change. They are the ones that tend to be more self-aware. They are the ones that are able to see how they are coming across.
There is a great opportunity for us to experience ourselves – in a good way – when you are able to see yourself in the eyes of the other.