Transference, countertransference, emotional expression, and session quality over the course of supportive expressive therapy: the raters' perspective.

@article{Markin2013TransferenceCE,
  title={Transference, countertransference, emotional expression, and session quality over the course of supportive expressive therapy: the raters' perspective.},
  author={Rayna Danielle Markin and Kevin Scott McCarthy and Jacques P Barber},
  journal={Psychotherapy research : journal of the Society for Psychotherapy Research},
  year={2013},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={152-68}
}
Independent judges rated transference, countertransference, therapist emotional expression, and session quality, in videotaped sessions of Supportive Expressive Psychotherapy for Depression over time. Based on 44 patients and four therapists, HLM analyses suggested that negative transference predicted therapist expression of negative affect. While negative transference predicted a rough session, positive transference predicted a deep session. Positive countertransference and positive affect… CONTINUE READING