Countertransference and the Therapist"s Inner Experience

Perils and Possibilities by Charles J. Gelso

Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum

Written in English
Cover of: Countertransference and the Therapist
Published: Pages: 184 Downloads: 62
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Subjects:

  • Psychotherapy - Counseling,
  • Movements - Psychoanalysis,
  • Psychology,
  • Psychotherapist and patient,
  • Clinical Psychology,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Counseling,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / General,
  • Countertransference (Psychology)
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FormatHardcover
Number of Pages184
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Open LibraryOL7938061M
ISBN 100805846964
ISBN 109780805846966

  Countertransference and trauma clinic. Countertransference is a concept originally coined by Freud [], referring to the unconscious reactions of therapists to their patients’ classical definition postulates that the implications of a therapist’s unresolved childhood conflicts on their reactions require examination in order to be controlled [].   Within the therapeutic context, this phenomenon is known as transference and countertransference— concepts originated by Sigmund Freud and later adopted by therapists worldwide. Two Common Pitfalls in Therapy. Transference describes the act of unknowingly transferring feelings for someone from the past onto a therapist. For example, a young. the analyst’s countertransference was viewed as constructive rather than entirely pathological (Langs, ). While largely troublesome and in need of self-analysis and rectification, Heimann () tells us that the analyst’s experience of countertransference can also be used to help understand the experience of the patient.   When we project onto the therapist, for example we react to them 'as if' they were someone from our past, that is tranference. We transferred those feelings from the initial experience and person onto the present experience and person. If a therapist reacts to the patient the same way, it is countertransference.

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Rather than “Countertransference and the therapist’s experience,” it should be called “Countertransference as the therapist’s inner experience.” This is because the book essentially raises awareness of countertransference, but does not delve into the phenomenology of the therapist’s subjectivity.

As a result, this book is most appropriate at the more general level where the therapist may need to accept inner experience. Countertransference and the Therapist’s Inner Experience explores the inner world of the psychotherapist and its influences on the relationship between psychotherapist and patient.

This relationship is a major element determining the success of psychotherapy, in addition to determining how and to what extent psychotherapy works with each individual by:   Countertransference and the Therapist's Inner Experience explores the inner world of the psychotherapist and its influences on the relationship between psychotherapist and patient.

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The construct of countertransference has a rich psychoanalytic history beginning with Freud who was the first person to write about these therapist experiences.

This book explores the role and experience of the therapist in the therapeutic relationship by examining countertransference (the therapist's response to the client) and vicarious traumatization (the therapist's response to the stories of abuse told by client after client)/5(3).

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Explores the inner world of the psychotherapist and its influences on the relationship between psychotherapist and patient. This title presents the history and status of countertransference, offers a integrative conception, and focuses on how psychotherapists can manage countertransference in a way that benefits the therapeutic process.

Countertransference and the Therapist's Inner Experience: Perils and Possibilities by Charles J. Gelso, Jeffrey Hayes. Lawrence Erlbaum. Used - Very Good. Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book.

Minimal wear. % Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!. The book gives a great understanding of transference and counter-transference (and the variety of opinions).

The only reason I have not given it a five star is that there are a few parts that move slow and rehash the same concept. It is the book I would recommend for 4/5.

Countertransference issues in the in-home treatment of child sexual abuse. Child Welfare: Journal of Policy, Practice, and Program, SAAKVITNE, K.W. Shared traumas: the therapist’s increased vulnerability.

Psychoanalytic Dialogues, 12(2) SARASOHN, M.K. The use of shame and dread in the countertransference. The experience of the clinician during the session can affect the outcome. Clients can remind you of someone you know currently or in the past. As a clinician, you need to be aware of countertransference at all times.

Countertransference examples: A clinician offers advice versus listening to the client’s experience. The countertransference, defined as the total emotional reaction of the therapist to the patient at any particular point in time, needs to be explored fully by the therapist's self-reflective function, controlled in the therapist's firmly staying in role, and utilized as material to be integrated into the therapist's interpretive interventions.

Transference, Countertransference and Projection Origin of the Concept of Transference Viennese psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud first identified the phenomenon of transference inwhen he worked with a client called Dora. In hindsight, he realised that the reason she had not completed treatment with him was that he had failed to recognise that she saw him.

Transferential countertransference happens when the therapist responds as though the client is a parental figure or a sibling figure, etc. For example, if the client is silent and with-holding, the therapist may have feelings stirred up of parents and not being able to get through to them.

Countertransference and the Therapist's Inner Experience: Perils and Possibilities (Book Review) The Therapist’s Emotional Survival: Dealing with the Pain of Exploring Trauma (Book Review) All reviews. Other Publications. Journals; Newsletters; Contact Division The intimate nature of bodywork will always deliver subtle and powerful challenges to the therapist.

The relationship between client and practitioner can bring to the surface compelling fears, needs and longings for either party. Maintaining ethical conduct involves being aware of how you may experience countertransference.

Countertransference will often be differentiated into concordant or complementary countertransference. Concordant countertransference involves the therapist taking in the patient’s inner state (Racker, ; Brown, ), causing the therapist to align with the patient in thoughts and process of the therapist experiencing the same inner reality closely resembles empathy.

While emphasis has traditionally been placed on the emotional responses of therapists toward therapy clients, there is general agreement that countertransference refers to the cognitive-affective responses of the therapist toward the client in therapy that can manifest in countertransference enactment or countertransference behaviors.

Countertransference. Classically, countertransference (CT) has been used to describe the clinician’s emotions toward a client, typically unconscious in nature, and often a result of displaced emotions, stemming from the clinician’s previous life experience, and having a detrimental effect on the relationship between clinician and client (Fauth, ; Gelso & Hayes, ; Hofsess & Tracey.

His most recent books are The Real Relationship in Psychotherapy: The Hidden Foundation of Change and Countertransference and the Therapist's Inner Experience: Perils and Possibilities (with Jeffrey A.

Hayes). He has been the editor of Psychotherapy and the Journal of Counseling Psychology and has been given major awards in the field.The concept of the real or personal relationship between client and therapist has existed since the earliest days of psychotherapy.

Yet the real relationship—with its twin components of genuineness (the intent to avoid deception, including self-deception) and realism (perceiving or experiencing the other in ways that befit the other) has often been misunderstood or ignored.

Jeff Hayes, professor of counseling psychology in the College of Education, is coauthor of a new book being released this month. "Countertransference and the Therapist's Inner Experience: Perils and Possibilities," published by Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, explores the inner world of the psychotherapist and the therapist-patient relationship.

Countertransference refers to .