Effectiveness Bank Analysis: Good Personal Relationships Strongly Linked to Good Therapy Outcomes

Findings amalgamated for the American Psychological Association indicate that patient progress is strongly related to the strength of the personal (‘real’) relationship between client and therapist - more strongly than the working relationship focused on the therapy. Showing that you like, value and care for someone seems therapeutic.

Psychotherapy: 2018, 55(4), p. 434-444.
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