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ERIC Number: EJ775282
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Apr
Pages: 10
Abstractor: Author
ISSN: ISSN-0022-0167
Working with Dreams Using the Hill Cognitive-Experimental Model: A Comparison of Computer-Assisted, Therapist Empathy, and Therapist Empathy + Input Conditions
Hill, Clara E.; Rochlen, Aaron B.; Zack, Jason S.; McCready, Timothy; Dematatis, Anna
Journal of Counseling Psychology, v50 n2 p211-220 Apr 2003
Ninety-four undergraduates participated in a computer-assisted, therapist empathy, or therapist empathy + input dream session. Although all conditions were rated positively, both therapist conditions were rated higher than the computer condition, and action ideas were better for the therapist empathy condition than for the other 2 conditions at postsession. At follow-up, the therapist empathy + input was rated higher than the empathy condition, which was higher than the computer condition. Participants in all conditions liked gaining awareness/insight, associations, and the approach to working with dreams; participants in both therapist conditions liked their therapist; participants in the empathy condition liked waking life links. Therapist condition participants mentioned fewer disliked things but complained more about research procedures; computer participants complained about the computer program and not working with a person.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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