Matching the patient to the therapist: the roles of the attachment status and the helping alliance.


The helping alliance between patient and therapist is essential in the psychotherapeutic relationship. Recently, the links between patients' attachment and therapeutic alliance were examined. So far, there has been no published study that matched the patients and the patients' attachment representation to examine its role on the therapeutic relationship… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/NMD.0b013e3182349cce