Maja Perret- Catipovic: Hate for transference – Transference hate

Reversely from aggressiveness, which aims at hurting the other person, hate attacks the other person’s very existence as a differenciated object. Yet it should not be mistaken for destructiveness since it stands surety for an unfailing bond between patient and therapist. It is indeed difficult to be tolerated within the counter-transference-transference relationship but it does not all the same represent a major threat for the outcome of a therapeutic process.