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:

Transference and Counter-transference (Maresfield Library)Transference and Counter-transference (Maresfield Library)A classic examination of transference phenomena. From the Foreword: During the last two decades there have been striking developments in psychoanaly... Read More >
Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy: A ReferenceIntensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy: A ReferenceThis comprehensive reference to Dr. Habib Davanloo's Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP) defines all of the important terms in ISTDP, p... Read More >
Mastering Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy: Roadmap to the UnconsciousMastering Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy: Roadmap to the UnconsciousOver two decades, on two continents, Josette ten Have-de Labije and Robert J. Neborsky have struggled to define and perfect the therapeutic methods of... Read More >






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