countertransference

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the psychoanalyst's displacement of emotion onto the patient or more generally the psychoanalyst's emotional involvement in the therapeutic interaction

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This describes my ongoing counterresistance dilemma: my interpersonal wish is to give and to be enough for the other person--my fear is that I will be found incapable or lacking and the other will turn away from me.
I consider it a piece of my professional growth and, ultimately, my spiritual formation that God has brought a few patients like Rebecca into my life that have challenged me to come out from behind my self-protective 'scheme' by pointing out my counterresistances.
The examiner should avoid providing counterresistance across two joints and must pay attention to strategies a patient may use to compensate for muscle weakness.
The examiner must be positioned properly so safe and consistent counterresistance is applied.