countertransference

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countertransference

[koun-ter-trans-fur-uhns, -trans-fer-uhns]
noun Psychoanalysis.
transference on the part of the analyst of repressed feelings aroused by the patient.
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countertransference coun·ter·trans·fer·ence (koun'tər-trāns-fûr'əns, -trāns'fər-)
n.
The surfacing of a psychotherapist's own repressed feelings through identification with the emotions, experiences, or problems of a person undergoing treatment.

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Countertransference in the treatment of multiple personality disorder.
The supervisory technique of coaching often is effective in dealing with countertransference issues.
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