Countertransference risks when women treat women
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Certain female patients deal with issues of sexuality, reproduction, aggression, and dependence in ways which may generate intense reactions in their female therapists. We will describe the range of responses we experienced while treating various women in an acute psychiatric inpatient setting. A surprising finding was that not only our problematic responses, but also our effective solutions, have often occurred unconsciously.
KeywordsFemale Patient Effective Solution Surprising Finding Psychiatric Inpatient Inpatient Setting
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