Transference (German: Übertragung) is a theoretical phenomenon characterized by unconscious redirection of the feelings a person has about a second person to feelings the first person has about a third person. It usually concerns feelings from an important second-person relationship from childhood, and is sometimes considered inappropriate. Transference was first described by psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud, who considered it an important part of treatment in psychoanalysis.
is defined as redirection of a psychotherapist’s feelings toward a client – or, more generally, as a therapist’s emotional entanglement with a client.
The act of conveying from one place to another; the act of transferring or the fact of being transferred.
The process by which emotions and desires, originally associated with one person, such as a parent, are unconsciously shifted to another.
The transference of a therapist’s own unconscious feelings to his or her patient; unconscious or instinctive emotion felt towards the patient.
the emotional reaction of the analyst to the subject’s contribution.