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countertransference

Pronunciation: kown'ter-trans-fer'ents

Definition: In psychoanalysis, the analyst's transference (often unconscious) to the patient of emotional needs and conflicts from the analyst's past experiences or the analyst's current emotional responses to the manifestation of the patient's transference.

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