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Countertransference

What Buddhism and Psychotherapy Are Learning From Each Other

David Loy | Posted 07.02.2014 | Religion
David Loy

One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious. --Carl Jung Whenever Buddhism has spread to ...

Augustine vs. Charcot: Transference and Countertransference in the Struggle for a Voice and a Cure

Penelope Andrew | Posted 07.22.2013 | Entertainment
Penelope Andrew

Charcot's interventions with Augustine run the gamut -- from gentle, sensuous spoon-feedings to physical torture using a device of his own invention, known as the ovary compressor.

I Tried to Seduce My Therapist

Candace Walsh | Posted 01.21.2013 | Gay Voices
Candace Walsh

There's nothing more humbling than finding you're living out a big flaming cliché, although it (of course) feels like you are the first person to have this experience in all of history. Five years ago, my coming-out cliché hit me like a ton of rubyfruit. I fell in love with my lady therapist.

Falling In Love With Your Psychiatrist

Gary W. Small, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gary W. Small, M.D.

Falling in love with your psychiatrist can be a normal part of therapy. Known as transference, the patient is transferring feelings she has toward a parent or authority figure, onto the therapist.

Supreme Consciousness

Donna Fish | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Donna Fish

While dining with a colleague last night and hashing over a recent case, my friend commented that Sotomayor is a great ad for psychotherapy!