Therapeutic relationship and improvement as perceived by clients and therapists.

@article{Cooley1980TherapeuticRA,
  title={Therapeutic relationship and improvement as perceived by clients and therapists.},
  author={Eric J. Cooley and R J Lajoy},
  journal={Journal of clinical psychology},
  year={1980},
  volume={36 2},
  pages={
          562-70
        }
}
Therapeutic relationship as perceived by clients (N = 54) and therapists (N = 8) At a community mental health clinic was rated on Lorr's (1965) five main factors: Understanding, Accepting, Accepting, Critical, Independence-Encouraging, and Authoritarian (directive). These perceptions were correlated with client and therapist ratings of improvement. In addition, discrepancies between client and therapist ratings of the relationship were correlated with outcome measures. Findings indicated that… CONTINUE READING

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