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coun·ter·trans·fer·ence

 (koun′tər-trăns-fûr′əns, -trăns′fər-)
n.
Psychological transference by a psychotherapist in reaction to the emotions, experiences, or problems of a patient undergoing treatment.
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Noun1.countertransference - the psychoanalyst's displacement of emotion onto the patient or more generally the psychoanalyst's emotional involvement in the therapeutic interaction
transference - (psychoanalysis) the process whereby emotions are passed on or displaced from one person to another; during psychoanalysis the displacement of feelings toward others (usually the parents) is onto the analyst
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countertransference

n (psych) contratransferencia
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Counter transference refers to the reaction to transference that engages the emotions.
In this cooperation she also inspired me deeply in my study of how music therapists experience and understand counter transference in musical improvisations in adult psychiatry.
Even the typical scenario sets up complicated triangular patterns of transference and counter transference.