first proposed by Italian-born U.S. psychiatrist Silvano Arieti (1914 - 1982) the listening attitude is the therapists openness and willingness to listen to a patient and their experiences with their condition or just general day to day life.

LISTENING ATTITUDE: "Therapists which present a listening attitude have typically higher success rates with their patients than those who do not. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "LISTENING ATTITUDE," in, April 7, 2013, (accessed September 28, 2021).