Psychodynamic Transference

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Psychoanalysis, psychoanalytic, and psychodynamic therapies have paved the psychotherapy world as we know it. In the undergraduate program I attended professors advised students to be aware of transference and countertransference, therefore, not allowing client’s to transfer their feelings or experiences onto the counselor. Although, in psychoanalysis the therapist uses these transferences as a tool in which the client and learn from. Corey (2017) states, “the transference situation is considered valuable because its manifestations provide clients with the opportunity to re-experience a variety of feelings that would otherwise be inaccessible” (p.75). Throughout this process I can see there can be great benefits for the client to explore
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