Monday, February 4, 2013

What Makes Therapy Effective?

The effectiveness of therapy is a result of the dynamic interplay among many complex components. It includes:
  1. the characteristics of the client
  2. the therapeutic relationship
  3. theoretical orientation of the therapist, and 
  4. the expectancy or placebo effect 
(Lambert & Bergin, 1994).

From Dr. Jeff Koob's dissertation:  THE EFFECTS OF SOLUTION-FOCUSED SUPERVISION ON THE PERCEIVED SELF-EFFICACY OF DEVELOPING THERAPISTS

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