Transference as therapeutic resistance. Linking present symptoms with past experiences. This lecture is the first of two that address: Transference - phenomenology, definition, origin, content, therapist role, signs of transference, how to handle/not handle transference, countertransference; Attunement; Transitional objects; Barriers to being present (shame, dissociation); Sublimation; Self-reflective awareness; Mindfulness & psychoanalysis - Buddhism & psychoanalysis, tolerating uncertainty, Freud's notion of even hovering, neutrality and spaciousness with facework. Contact Email: [email protected] Lecturer: Associate Professor Doris McIlwain. Theme song creator: Rose Mackenzie-Peterson. Logo creator: Campbell Henderson. https://www.campbellhenderson.com/artworkThanks to Dr. Andrew Geeves and Professor John Sutton for all their hard work. Sadly A/Prof. Doris McIlwain, the course creator, died of cancer in 2015. This podcast is created by her family and friends, with hopes that her curiosity, joy and intellectual playfulness will keep inspiring and informing those who listen.