ERIC Number: EJ556619
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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A Qualitative Analysis of Client Perceptions of the Effects of Helpful Therapist Self-Disclosure in Long-Term Therapy.
Knox, Sarah; Hess, Shirley A.; Petersen, David A.; Hill, Clara E.
Journal of Counseling Psychology, v44 n3 p274-83 Jul 1997
Twice interviewed 13 psychotherapy clients about their experiences with helpful instances of therapist self-disclosure. Results indicate that helpful therapist self-disclosures resulted in positive consequences that included insights or a new perspective from which to make changes, an improved or more equalized therapeutic relationship, normalization, and reassurance. (RJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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