ERIC Number: EJ617604
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Meeting Client Resistance and Reactance with Reverence.
Cowan, Eric W.; Presbury, Jack H.
Journal of Counseling & Development, v78 n4 p411-19 Fall 2000
Explores the meaning and function of client resistance in counseling from various theoretical orientations. A relational model of resistance is offered that redefines traditional formulations and has implications for clinical treatment. A vignette illustrates that the counselor's contribution to the emergence of client resistance is a relevant factor in overcoming therapeutic impasse. (Author/MKA)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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