Week 13 – Nur784 . Transference and Countertransference

1. Write a brief scenario about a patient on the medical, surgical floor. Give a description of the person and his/her situation.

2. Then describe Transference as you understand it and give an example of what you think was a transference reaction in this patient to you.

3. Then describe Countertransference as you understand it and give an example of what you feel was a countertransference reaction towards this patient.

Reading Assignments:
1.) Makari Michels 1993 Transference and Countertransference.pdf (2.88 MB)
2.) Miles 1993 Evolution of Countertransference.pdf (5.096 MB)
3.) Sadock, B. J., Sadock, V. A., &Ruiz, V. (2015). Kaplan & Sadock’s synopsis of psychiatry: Behavioral sciences/clinical psychiatry(11th ed). Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer. ISBN: 978-1609139711
Sadock, Sadock, & Ruiz (2015), Treatment and Technique, pp. 164-167.