The therapist's use of self-disclosure in a relational therapy approach for eating disorders.

@article{Tantillo2004TheTU,
  title={The therapist's use of self-disclosure in a relational therapy approach for eating disorders.},
  author={Mary Tantillo},
  journal={Eating disorders},
  year={2004},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={51-73}
}
One of the critical aspects of Relational Therapy (RT) that distinguishes it from other treatments for eating disorders is the therapist's use of self-disclosure. Self-disclosure is one way the therapist authentically represents her- or himself in the therapeutic relationship to foster relational movement and growth. This article makes use of an initial clinical vignette to compare and contrast the use of therapist self-disclosure within an RT approach with views of therapist self-disclosure… CONTINUE READING