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Reducing Resistance in Psychotherapy 

Reducing Resistance in Psychotherapy
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Reducing Resistance in Psychotherapy
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Clifton W. Mitchell

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780199845491.003.0053
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date: 23 November 2017

Chapter 53 outlines methods for reducing resistance in psychotherapy, and presents 14 suggestions including slowing the pace, focusing on details, increasing empathic responding, establishing mutual goals, avoiding early confrontation, and openly discussing clients' and your resistance.

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