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Clients" perceptions of therapist self-disclosure as a therapeutic technique.

Jean Elizabeth Hanson

Clients" perceptions of therapist self-disclosure as a therapeutic technique.

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    Subjects:
  • Self-disclosure.,
  • Psychotherapy.,
  • Psychotherapists.,
  • Psychotherapy patients -- Attitudes.

  • About the Edition

    Incidents that were lacking in skill could have potentially serious negative consequences. However, when the alliance was already strong, even less skilled incidents could be integrated into the clients" therapy experience.Eighteen people in two Canadian cities, ranging in age from 24 to 57 years, participated in this qualitative study. The interview data yielded 157 instances of disclosure and non-disclosure, which were coded and analyzed according to helpfulness or unhelpfulness. Disclosures were further analyzed in terms of two other variables, revelation/involvement and explicitness/emplicitness. All incidents were then analyzed according to themes.Participants were more likely to perceive their therapists" disclosures as helpful, and non-disclosures as unhelpful. The greatest effects involved the alliance; there were other positive effects as anticipated from the literature. Unhelpful non-disclosures ruptured the alliance and set clients up to manage the relationship by avoiding certain topics. Skills and skills deficits were associated with both disclosures and non-disclosures.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination149 leaves.
    Number of Pages149
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    Open LibraryOL19747284M
    ISBN 100612914216

    The nurse-client relationship is the context in which all nursing care is delivered. Despite changing trends in mental health nursing, authenticity has been identified as an enduring aspect of the therapeutic relationship. A behavioral aspect of therapeutic relationships that expresses authenticity on the part of the clinician is self-disclosure. The decision to self-disclose to clients Cited by: 1. The Art of Self-Disclosure in Therapy - The Mindfulness Colouring Book: Anti-stress art therapy for busy people It is a fairly new cognitive-behavioral treatment technique that combines cognitive processing and exposure methodology to treat conditioned emotional responding and other trauma-related symptoms. My Confusion About and Interest in Therapist Self-Disclosure (TSD) As I begin to establish my private practice, I have been reflecting on the evolution of my thoughts about and use of therapist self-disclosure (TSD), which I am using here to mean "therapist statements that reveal something personal about the therapist" (Hill & Knox, , p. ), and which does not include immediacy, or "here.


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Clients" perceptions of therapist self-disclosure as a therapeutic technique. by Jean Elizabeth Hanson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Therapist self-disclosure and the therapeutic relationship: a phenomenological study from the client perspective Cristelle T.

Audeta* and Robin D. Everallb aFaculty of Education, University of Ottawa, Jean-Jacques Lussier, Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 6N5, Canada; bDepartment of Educational Psychology, Faculty of Education, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2G5, Canada.

Therapist self-disclosure as an integrative intervention Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Psychotherapy Integration 23(1) March with 4, Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Little is known about how therapist self-disclosure of a mental health condition affects clients’ and non clients’ perceptions of the therapist. The first goal of this study was to investigate the effects of therapist self-disclosure of a mental health condition on client perceptions of the therapist on threeCited by: 2.

A lot of burgeoning clinicians learn in their programs that therapist self-disclosure, which simply means sharing an intimate detail of one’s own life, should be avoided. This is not precisely true though and actually self-disclosure can be one of the most effective counseling interventions in a therapist’s tool kit.

Therapist self-disclosure in which the therapist discloses personal information regarding the therapist's life outside the therapeutic encounter can have facilitating effects on the therapeutic. Three Types of Therapist’s Self Disclosure. There are various types of a therapist’s self disclosure.

Some self disclosure is about the therapist’s personal history like family, relationships, and trauma.; Another form is about the therapist’s values, which is something that might be disclosed at the outset of therapy if those values have an impact on therapeutic focus or therapeutic.

Twice interviewed 13 psychotherapy clients about their experiences with helpful instances of therapist self-disclosure. Results indicate that helpful therapist self-disclosures resulted in positive consequences that included insights or a new perspective from which to make changes, an improved or more equalized therapeutic relationship, normalization, and by: Janine Roberts, EdD, is a family therapist and trainer, particularly in Latin America.

She’s the author of numerous books, and more than 70 chapters and articles. Her latest book is The Body Alters, and she’s recently completed a memoir called Love You Terrible.

This blog is excerpted from "Therapist Self-Disclosure," by Janine. Modelling through the use of examples from the therapist’s own life is reported to be a highly effective way of convincing clients of a technique’s utility (Tantillo,in Zur, ) and family therapies use it for purposes of enhancing the therapeutic alliance (Stricker & Fisher, ).

Therapist self-disclosure: Its effect on clients' perception of therapist nuturance, clients' perception of therapist intraception, and clients' willingness to self-disclose Kenneth Allen Bundza University of Massachusetts Amherst Follow this and additional works at: The Impact of Personal Therapy on Therapists’ Use of Self-Disclosure by Anne L.

Breckbill, B.A. MSW Clinical Research Paper Presented to the Faculty of the School of Social Work St. Catherine University and the University of St. Thomas St. Paul, Minnesota In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Masters of Social WorkAuthor: Anne L.

Breckbill. The ways we disclose, read cues from our clients, and dialogue about what’s been divulged are the keys to whether therapist self-disclosure helps clients’ therapeutic goals or gets in the way.

The “rules” of self-disclosure are a little muddy. For example, psychoanalysts believe quite strongly that self-disclosure is counterproductive as it distorts client’s transference. Conversely, Cognitive Behavioural therapists believe that self-disclosure can be a useful tool in therapy as it models and reinforces new perspectives for the.

In other words, most clients might benefit from therapist self disclosure, but much more needs to be learned about how and when. Till then it will remain as part of the art of therapy. Reply. Hanson, J. Should your lips be zipped. How therapist self-disclosure and non-disclosure affects clients.

Counselling and Psychotherapy Research, 5: 96– Hanson, J. Coming out: Therapist self-disclosure as a therapeutic technique, with specific application to sexual minority populations.

[Online paper.]. Within the conceptual literature, multicultural therapeutic approaches have long recognized therapist self-disclosure as a skill or even competency (Bitar, Kimball, Bermúdez, & Drew, ; Henretty & Levitt, ).

Self-disclosure has been discussed as an intervention that may build trust and credibility in cross-cultural contexts (Constantine & Kwan, ; Henretty & Levitt, ). 1 Hill & Knox Self-Disclosure Authors: Clara E. Hill 1 & Sarah Knox 2 Abstract: A review of the analogue literature about therapist self-disclosure suggests that nonclients generally have positive perceptions of therapist self-disclosures.

A review of the naturalistic psychotherapy literature indicates that therapist self-disclosure occurs infrequently.

Book Description. Therapist Self-Disclosure gives clinicians professional and practical guidance on how and when to self-disclose in therapy. Chapters weave together theory, research, case studies, and applications to examine types of self-disclosure, timing, factors and dynamics of the therapeutic relationship, ethics in practice, and cultural, demographic, and vulnerability factors.

therapist self-disclosure is a tool that is utilized in the field. Further investigation is or not therapists use the technique of self-disclosure, whether they use it more when Peca-Baker and Friedlander () found no difference in clients’ perceptions of low versus high self-disclosing : Allyson Lynn Mazzuchi.

Of course, therapists self-disclose the minute a client walks into the consulting room. The therapist’s wedding ring, for example, might have particular significance for a client struggling with divorce or sexual identity.

But, it is the purposeful act of self-disclosure that is at the heart of the matter. In my own early clinical training. The Therapeutic Relationship in Cross-Racial Therapy Dyads. Psychotherapy research involving racial and ethnic minority clients has tended to focus on therapist characteristics such as racial attitudes (Ridley, ), multicultural counseling competence (Fuertes et al., ), and behaviors such as counseling style (Li & Kim, ) that are thought to influence the therapeutic by: Therapist Self-Disclosure gives clinicians professional and practical guidance on how and when to self-disclose in therapy.

Chapters weave together theory, research, case studies, and applications to examine types of self-disclosure, timing, factors and dynamics of the therapeutic relationship, ethics in practice, and cultural, demographic, and vulnerability factors.

Chapter authors then. When used sparingly, professionally and appropriately, counselor self-disclosure can build trust, foster empathy and strengthen the therapeutic alliance between counselor and client. However, counselor self-disclosure also holds the potential to derail progress and take focus off of the client.

It is a tool that should be used with care — and. Therapist self-disclosure is a controversial intervention that is defined in numerous ways and includes a variety of content.

Little is known about how therapist self-disclosure of a mental health condition affects clients’ and non clients’ perceptions of the therapist. The first goal of this study was to investigate the effects of therapist self-disclosure of a mental health condition on Cited by: 2.

The issue of self-disclosure in psychotherapy is one of complexity and some evolution Most discussions about the practice refer to boundary questions because self-disclosure by. Self-disclosure is a process of communication by which one person reveals information about themself to another.

The information can be descriptive or evaluative, and can include thoughts, feelings, aspirations, goals, failures, successes, fears, and dreams, as well as one's likes, dislikes, and favorites. When the relationship between therapist self-disclosure and amount of clinical experience is examined (see Table 1), results across studies were r, it seems that early-career therapists may disclose less and for different reasons (e.g., to prevent client from questioning therapist's mental health; Simone et al., ) than more experienced therapists, but that the frequency Cited by: Effects of therapist self-disclosure on the ultimate outcome of therapy are less clear.

Limitations of the research (poor and inconsistent definitions and lack of a clinically appropriate methodology for studying self-disclosure) and guidelines for therapeutic practice are presented. Therapist self-disclosure can be broadly defined as statements. In sum, the art of self-disclosure in therapy is much more than thinking through and/or applying Roberts’ guidelines [listed in the above infographic] but in subsequently monitoring and being attuned to your client following the disclosure so as to ensure that your client reap.

Key learning aims (1) To develop a dialogue and practice with confidence when addressing issues of self-disclosure with diverse populations. (2) To appreciate the impact therapist self-disclosure has in early stages of engagement, in particular when working with patients from BME communities. (3) To understand the impact and role of self-disclosure as initiated by by: 1.

More Importantly, if a therapist chooses to disclose, they must be mindful of how and when to disclose Here's an interesting cartoon if found on therapist self-disclosure. This of course, is an example of what you don't want to do.

Say Next slide. Therapist Self-Disclosure gives clinicians professional and practical guidance on how and when to self-disclose in therapy. Chapters weave together theory, Therapist Self-Disclosure book. An Evidence-Based Guide for Practitioners. Therapist Self-Disclosure. DOI link for Therapist Self-Disclosure.

Therapist Self-Disclosure Decreases Stigma of Therapy fears and hopes with their clients. “Some of the main reasons therapists may choose to self-disclose are to make themselves more.

Last week we began our discussion of the value of equality within the client/therapist relationship. The primary way to behaviorally demonstrate therapist = client equality is with thoughtful self-disclosure, that is, the sharing of personal experiences, including thoughts and feelings going on in the moment, as a means to further the therapy.

patient; the sharing of the therapist’s reactions, thoughts, or feelings towards the patient within the therapeutic relationship and interaction (Zahm,pp. ) Discussion: In traditional psychoanalysis therapist self-disclosure of any kind was taboo, as it was thought to interfere with the blank screen necessary for Size: 87KB.

ample space and time. Mutual self-disclosure is expected, and personalismo (being personable) is a part of the foundation of the relationship. Dichos: A Novel Treatment Approach Utilizing Themes from Latino Culture In her recent book Brief Psychotherapy with the Latino Immigrant Client, de.

For instance, therapist self-disclosure has become more common and accepted across disparate therapeutic orientations. This scholarly yet compassionate examination of a significant element in treatment is a valuable resource for graduate students to experienced professionals."--Melba J.

Vasquez, PhD, past president, American Psychological Cited by: Why the title “Counseling and Self-Disclosure?” One may well question the need to have chapters on counseling and self-disclosure as well as on psychotherapy and self-disclosure; after all, are they not the same thing.

Has not all the information contained in this Cited by:   Therapist decisions about self-disclosure depend theoretically uponboth content and context, such as thequality of the therapeutic this analogue study, undergrad-uates viewed 1 of 3 videos for whichthe working alliance was described aspositive or negative and in which atherapist made general self-disclosures,countertransference disclosures, or nodisclosures.

This article advances an integrative conceptualization of therapist self-disclosure. The first section reviews various theoretical positions regarding self-disclosure and then proceeds to examine research and theory concerning the impact of self-disclosure on patients' perception of the therapist, its efficacy as evaluated by both patient and therapist, and its impact on the therapeutic by:.

THE EFFECT OF CLIENT SELF-DISCLOSURE ON THE PHYSIOLOGICAL AROUSAL OF THE THERAPIST This quantitative study investigated the effect of client self-disclosure on the physiological arousal of the therapist and subsequent ratings of the therapeutic alliance, session smoothness, and session depth.

Three therapists and 10 clients participated in a Article: Therapist Self-Disclosure by Jane Pendlebury Perhaps this is the most difficult subject that we all, as therapists face, no matter what theoretical modality we come from, whether counsellor or supervisor.Therapist self-disclosure is gaining empirical attention amidst theoretical discourse and ethical debate, particularly with regards to its influence on the therapeutic relationship.

This paper presents part of a larger qualitative study that explored client experiences of therapist self-disclosure and specifically focuses on the therapeutic relationship in the context of receiving personal Cited by: