Rapport is not only a warm, relaxed relationship between individuals, it is a goal of a therapist with regards to his or her client. Rapport is a major step toward deepening the therapeutic experience and promoting progress toward the goals set out for the client.
What is RAPPORT?
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RAPPORT: "Rapport between therapist and client must be established for progress in treatment to occur."