Transference and Countertransference in Trauma Treatment Part 2

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Part 1 of this two-part series is about transference in the therapeutic relationship, but the shoe can also be on the other foot. As mental health professionals, we should also be prepared to contend with countertransference.

Treating trauma is intense and it is easy to get caught up and entangled in a client’s process. We could also find ourselves projecting unwarranted feelings and thoughts onto a client. So what to do?

Consider these three tip, in this week’s vlog, as you navigate the sometimes “choppy waters” of the therapeutic relationship:

  1. Consistent check-ins
  2. Noticing familiar feelings
  3. Seek out consultatio

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