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An Introduction to Countertransference

An Introduction to Countertransference

March 2022 | 160 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

This introduction to countertransference in counselling and psychotherapy covers:

·       Countertransference and the therapeutic relationship

·       Different theoretical perspectives and approaches to countertransference and key psychodynamic perspectives (Freud, object relations, attachment, relational psychodynamic) and perspectives from other modalities (TA, integrative, CBT). 

·       How to understand and work with countertransference in practice (providing step-by-step guidance on identifying, understanding, and managing / processing countertransference.)

·       The development and repair of therapeutic ruptures in the alliance
. Cultural countertransference.

Written for trainees and practitioners from a range of psychotherapeutic approaches, this book is supported by reflective practice activities, research, case studies, chapter summaries and chapter summaries. It will help you enhance your knowledge and practice in relation to countertransference.

Chapter 1 - An Introduction to Countertransference
Chapter 2 - Countertransference and the Therapeutic Relationship
Chapter 3 - Four Steps to Understanding and Managing Countertransference
Chapter 4 - Understanding Countertransference in Practice
Chapter 5 - Countertransference and therapeutic ruptures
Chapter 6 - Managing Countertransference in Practice
Chapter 7 - Classroom and group learning and countertransference

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