Instructions: How do you define countertransference and why is it important for

Instructions:
How do you define countertransference and why is it important for

Instructions:
How do you define countertransference and why is it important for advanced social work practitioners to address countertransference in practice? Please incorporate the readings and a practice example into your response.
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I have attached some of my readings. Please do not be so broad! Also, here is an example of another students:
I personally think of countertransference as feelings that are brought up from working with a client that reminds the clinician of a personal experience or situation. It is vital for advanced social workers to have a good conceptualization of countertransference and be able to recognize when it is happening in practice. Cuseglia (2021), discusses the idea of a “wounded healer” that was originally discussed by Carl Jung. The idea of a “wounded healer” is that as social workers, we have our own past and wounds that contribute to our perception of the world. While these experiences and traumas can drive our work and allow us to remain empathetic and effective, we have to separate them from our clients in order to not allow countertransference to negatively affect the relationship or create ethical concerns.
References:
Cuseglio, R. (2019). After the Flood: Reflections of a Wounded Healer’s Countertransference in Adolescent Treatment. Clinical Social Work Journal, , 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10615-019-00716-0

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