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ERIC Number: EJ793803
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 15
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 30
ISSN: ISSN-0735-6846
Rethinking Client Resistance: A Narrative Approach to Integrating Resistance into the Relationship-Building Stage of Counseling
Gold, Joshua M.
Journal of Humanistic Counseling, Education and Development, v47 n1 p56 Spr 2008
This article presents a review of traditional definitions of resistance and then presents a conceptualization of client resistance from a narrative perspective. The author makes recommendations/or using techniques consistent with narrative therapy to address client resistance during the relationship-building stage. These recommendations are illustrated through 2 case examples.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A