Yes it does! But feeling strange and awkward in session is part and parcel for the work! It’s the ability to stay present with yourself when you feel uncomfortable feelings that the therapist models for you.Does it not feel a bit strange having them read it out whilst you sit there? Doesn't it feel awkward?
They are professionals at staying present. Clients often project feelings onto the T that they are familiar with from the past. (“T is bored/angry/annoyed with me.”).