Clients' perspectives on therapy termination

  title={Clients' perspectives on therapy termination},
  author={Sarah Knox and Noah Elijah Adrians and Eric Everson and Shirley A. Hess and Clara E Hill and Rachel E. Crook-Lyon},
  journal={Psychotherapy Research},
  pages={154 - 167}
Abstract We used consensual qualitative research to analyze interviews with 12 clients about their termination from psychotherapy. Those who had positive termination experiences reported a strong therapeutic relationship and positive outcomes of therapy. They terminated primarily for logistical or financial reasons; their termination, post-termination plans, and feelings about termination were discussed in advance with their therapist, as was their growth in therapy, leading to mostly positive… Expand
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