The generalizability of the psychoanalytic concept of the working alliance.

@article{Bordin1979TheGO,
  title={The generalizability of the psychoanalytic concept of the working alliance.},
  author={E. Bordin},
  journal={Psychotherapy},
  year={1979},
  volume={16},
  pages={252-260}
}
  • E. Bordin
  • Published 1979
  • Psychology
  • Psychotherapy
The psychoanalytic concept of the working alliance is reviewed and elaborated. It is argued that various modes of psychotherapy can be meaningfully differentiated in terms of the kinds of working alliances embedded in them. Moreover, the strength, rather than the kind of working alliance, will prove to be the major factor in change achieved through psychotherapy. Strength of alliance will be a function of the goodness of fit of the respective personalities of patient and therapist to the… Expand
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