Genetic Counseling Practice: Advanced Concepts and Skills. Chapter 8: Countertransference: Making the Unconscious Conscious

The text book includes 15 chapters that fall into three topic areas:

  • genetic counseling dynamics, 
  • client cultural and individual characteristics, and 
  • genetic counselor development.
This chapter describes countertransference and factors/situations that can trigger transference reactions. Case examples and small group activities provide opportunities for reflection and skills practice.


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2010

Date of Resource 2010

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.
      • 20f:   Accept responsible for one's physical and emo- tional health as it impacts on professional performance.