THERAPEUTIC ALLIANCE

a well-aligned working union between patient and therpay professional, though by a great many to be a vital facet of effective therapy. Stemming from the concept of the psychoanalytic working alliance, it consists of bonds, objectives, and jobs.

THERAPEUTIC ALLIANCE: "The therapeutic alliance was cultivated by Edward S. Bordin, an American psychologist."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "THERAPEUTIC ALLIANCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/therapeutic-alliance/ (accessed June 27, 2017).
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