Tuesday, 29 April 2008

What the Science Shows, and What We Should Do About It (Part 3)

This Briefing continues to describe the main findings and recommendations from a major new book based on the views of America’s leading clinicians and researchers of how treatment would look if it were based on the best science possible.

‘The clients of counselors who are higher in warmth and accurate empathy show greater improvements in substance use problems. As early as the second session, clients’ ratings of their working relationship with the counselor are predictive of treatment outcome.’

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