countertransference

[ koun-ter-trans-fur-uhns, -trans-fer-uhns ]
/ ˌkaʊn tər trænsˈfɜr əns, -ˈtræns fər əns /

noun Psychoanalysis.

transference on the part of the analyst of repressed feelings aroused by the patient.

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Origin of countertransference

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Medical definitions for countertransference

countertransference
[ koun′tər-trăns-fûrəns, -trănsfər- ]

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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