The therapeutic pyramid: a common factors synthesis of techniques, alliance, and way of being.

@article{Fife2014TheTP,
  title={The therapeutic pyramid: a common factors synthesis of techniques, alliance, and way of being.},
  author={Stephen T. Fife and Jason B. Whiting and Kay Bradford and Sean Davis},
  journal={Journal of marital and family therapy},
  year={2014},
  volume={40 1},
  pages={20-33}
}
Common factors in therapy such as the therapeutic alliance and client motivation have been found to account for more change than therapy models. But common factors have been critiqued as only lists of variables that provide little practical guidance. Some researchers have demonstrated that certain common elements (e.g., the therapeutic alliance) account for more variance than others (e.g., techniques), suggesting that some factors should be emphasized over others. Such findings suggest the need… CONTINUE READING
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