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The conscious or unconscious emotional reaction of the therapist to the patient, which may interfere with psychotherapy.
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This describes my ongoing counterresistance
dilemma: my interpersonal wish is to give and to be enough for the other person--my fear is that I will be found incapable or lacking and the other will turn away from me.
The examiner should avoid providing counterresistance
across two joints and must pay attention to strategies a patient may use to compensate for muscle weakness.
Clearly something is needed to counterresistance
. Currently available drugs, says Georgetown's Woolley, "have allowed enormous therapeutic gains, but we're currently on a plateau.