ERIC Number: EJ581152
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Reconceptualizing Perceived Client Resistance: Inroads for Counseling and Human Service Interns.
Morrissette, Patrick J.
Human Service Education: A Journal of the National Organization for Human Service Education, v18 n1 p15-25 Fall 1998
The theory of psychological reactance provides a useful framework for understanding perceived client resistance. This article elaborates on how this theory can be helpful to human services interns, particularly in the areas of client socialization, client motivation, and therapeutic pacing. A case example from adolescent treatment is included. (Author/EMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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