countertransference


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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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Countertransference (CT) has been recognized as a significant variable in the process and outcome of therapy and counseling for over 100 years.
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