Countertransference

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Behavioural skills - working effectively with others - coaching and mentoring.

Countertransference is a situation which can arise between clients and practitioners.

It is similar process to transference, but in the opposite direction.

Countertransference describes the practitioner's experience of thoughts and emotions transferred from the client.


“awareness of transference, countertransference and projection must be an integral aspect of the functioning of an executive coach.”
Richard Boyatzis: Core competences in coaching others, 2006


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