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ABREACTIONS, TRANSFERENCE AND COUNTERTRANSFERENCE

   ABREACTIONS, TRANSFERENCE AND COUNTERTRANSFERENCE By Jimmy Petruzzi     An abreaction is defined as “the expression and consequent release of a previously repressed emotion, achieved through reliving the experience that caused it (typically through hypnosis or suggestion)”. As a type of catharsis, it is a method of becoming conscious of repressed traumatic events. The…