Facilitating the Genetic Counseling Process: A Practice Manual. Chapter 12: Recognizing Your Limits: Transference, Countertransference, Stress and Burnout

This seminal text contains 12 chapters divided into three sections:

  • communication skills (chapters. 2-7)
  • interpersonal counseling and psychosocial assessment skills (chapters. 8-10)
  • professional ethics and values (chapters. 11-12)

Each chapter includes in-class and written exercises that can be used to help students practice the skills and concepts covered. This chapter describes transference and countertransference and provides ways to identify and manage these reactions in a session. It also describes stress and burnout and provides coping strategies. Exercises for skills practice (written and oral, individual and group) are provided.


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2003


Genomic Competencies

Experts from the disciplines listed below have tagged this resource as fulfulling genomic competencies.

Genetic Counselor

  • Interpersonal, Psychosocial and Counseling Skills
    • 11:   Promote client-centered, informed, non-coercive and value-based decision-making.
      • 11c:   Recognize and respond to client-counselor relationship dynamics, such as transference and countertransference, which may affect the genetic counseling interaction.
  • Professional Development & Practice
    • 20:   Support client and community interests in accessing, or declining, social and health services and clinical research.
      • 20b:   Recognize one's limitations and capabilities in the context of genetic counseling practice.
      • 20f:   Accept responsible for one's physical and emo- tional health as it impacts on professional performance.
      • 20g:   Recognize and respect professional boundaries between clients, colleagues, and supervisors.