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Immediacy was examined in a 17-session case of brief therapy with a bright, articulate, inner-city, African American female client seeing an interpersonally oriented, White, male therapist. The main types of therapist immediacy were reinforcing the client for in-session behavior, inviting the client to collaborate, inquiring about client reactions to(More)
Leukemia, aplastic anemia, sickle cell anemia, hemophilia, lymphoma, neuroblastoma, rhabdomyosarcoma, renal failure, cystic fibrosis, scoliosis, diabetes, and asthma. These are only a few of the many chronic diseases or handicapping conditions confronting children today. Little attention has been paid to children's emotional reactions to illness and(More)
This article offers guidelines for training relationally oriented therapists. We highlight core concepts that are widely used across relationally oriented therapies. We focus on the process dimension and the therapeutic relationship, and illustrate how process comments are the moderator variable that makes each of the core concepts more effective.(More)
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