The Workings of a Counsellor's Head [Blog]

What goes on in a psychodynamic/systemic counsellor's head whilst he's working…

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Counsellors are human too… what goes on inside their heads can make the difference between chatting with your best mate… and chatting with a good counsellor.

Some counsellors refer to the stuff going on in our heads as “Counter-Transference” or “Projective Identification“. It means that our minds (and our bodies) are listening and responding to the client… in addition to what our ears are taking in. If we use this additional information well, it can make the difference between a client working with an ordinary counsellor… and a really effective one.


Related Reading:

The Wounded Healer: Counter-Transference from a Jungian Perspective (Routledge Mental Health Classic Editions)The Wounded Healer: Counter-Transference from a Jungian Perspective (Routledge Mental Health Classic Editions)David Sedgwick breaks new ground in using detailed case histories of transference and countertransference to reveal the complexity of the analytic process.
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