The therapeutic relationship in emotion-focused therapy.

@article{Greenberg2014TheTR,
  title={The therapeutic relationship in emotion-focused therapy.},
  author={Leslie M. Greenberg},
  journal={Psychotherapy},
  year={2014},
  volume={51 3},
  pages={
          350-7
        }
}
Important qualities of the relationship that make it therapeutic are discussed. The relationship is seen as both therapeutic in and of itself and as providing a facilitative environment from specific change processes. The role of the relationship in emotion-focused therapy is discussed within this framework. The relationship in emotion-focused therapy is seen as curative by serving an affect-regulation function, which is internalized over time by the client. This function is accomplished by… CONTINUE READING

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