countertransference


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countertransference

[¦kau̇nt·ər·tranz′fər·əns]
(psychology)
The conscious or unconscious emotional reaction of the therapist to the patient, which may interfere with psychotherapy.
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Personal counseling or psychotherapy, clinical supervision, participation in peer supervision groups--such practices can help counselors become aware of and gracefully work through their countertransference reactions.
Danger or opportunity: Countertransference in couples therapy from an Integrity Therapy perspective.
Managing religions countertransference in clinical settings.
Countertransference is a term from psychoanalytic theory and practice.
Management of countertransference with borderline patients.
It may help for such a counselor to bear in mind that the difference between an effective counselor and a mediocre counselor is the ability to manage such countertransference feelings (Van Wagoner, Gelso, Hayes, & Diemer, 1991).
This emphasis has traditionally been the purview of psychoanalytically informed psychotherapies and is discussed in the literature in terms of various topics, including transference, countertransference and projective identification.
Because many students in rehabilitation education programs have personal experiences with disabilities, directors of such programs need to promote self-awareness, monitor countertransference issues, and assist students with disabilities in coping with rehabilitation issues.
Agency factors include supervisee's lack of satisfaction with supervision and lack of discussion of countertransference in supervision (Yourman & Farber, 1996).
Compassion fatigue (Figley, 1995) or empathy fatigue, as described here, can emerge suddenly with little warning as an unhealthy form of countertransference or STS.
A psychoanalytic psychotherapy Q study will elucidate the abductive princples of Q methodology and illustrate how psychoanalytic practices such as self-representation, transference, and countertransference can be analyzed and understood.