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What is... psychology series

What Is… Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychological terms.  This week's term is psychodynamic psychotherapy. Psychodynamic psychotherapy is a type of talk therapy that does a deep dive into the past to help uncover what's going on in the unconscious mind in order to figure out problems in the person's… Continue reading What Is… Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

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What is... psychology series

What Is… Transference & Countertransference

In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychological terms.  This week's terms: transference & countertransference The concept of transference was first proposed by Sigmund Freud.  In therapy, it occurs when a client unconsciously redirects feelings associated with one person, often an important figure in the earlier part of their life,… Continue reading What Is… Transference & Countertransference