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The criteria for therapist self-disclosure

Judith Cohen Simon

The criteria for therapist self-disclosure

an exploration of the conscious use of self in the practice of psychotherapy

by Judith Cohen Simon

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Published .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Judith Cohen Simon.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 89/866 (R)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination172 leaves.
Number of Pages172
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1827392M
LC Control Number89894476

For many, the term “therapist self-disclosure” tends to evoke an image of a psychotherapist revealing some deeply personal fact about himself during a therapy session. In truth, therapist self-disclosure refers to a wide range of psychotherapist behaviors, which may be .   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.

Therapy 13 Qualities to Look for in an Effective Psychotherapist Seeking a therapist? Here’s what the experts advise. this book is an excellent summary of the state of the art.   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.

  Self-Disclosure in the Therapeutic Relationship by M. Fisher, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(2). 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.


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The criteria for therapist self-disclosure by Judith Cohen Simon Download PDF EPUB FB2

The role definition includes agreement that one person, the patient, will openly discuss his or her personal life, while the therapist will function in a manner that will further the patient’s psychotherapeutic by: Experienced clinicians were interviewed to explore the criteria utilized in intentional therapist self-disclosure.

Three themes emerged: the psychotherapy relationship, therapist self-awareness, an Cited by: Self-disclosure is grounded in normative clinical interventions that must be tailored to a client’s life context while making use of theory, research, and therapist self-awareness to augment outcomes.

The book shines a laser beam on self-disclosure where it can be fruitfully engaged by beginning and experienced clinicians.". Self-disclosure, in this context, refers to those behaviors that allow oneself to be suffi­ ciently revealing so as to become available for an intimate relationship.

Levenson The criteria for therapist self-disclosure book referred to psychotherapy as the demystification of expe­ rience wherein intimacy emerges during the time that interpersonal vigilance diminishes through growing.

Undergirding each of these efforts is the central premise that therapist self-disclosure is neither intrinsically healing, nor intrinsically harmful to the client. Rather, the book argues for a careful consideration of the therapeutic consequences of therapist self-disclosure.5/5(5).

Self-disclosure can be a very useful skill, but only if employed properly. Self-disclosure in therapy is when a therapist shares their own personal views or experience with a client with the purpose of improving the client’s emotional or mental state. 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.

The study of self-disclosure has interested specialists from many disciplines, including personality and social psychologists, clinical and counseling psychologists, and communications researchers.

Our book brings together the work of experts from these various disciplines with the hope that knowledge about work being done on self-disclosure in related disciplines will be increased.5/5(1). Findings indicate therapist disclosure can, but does not necessarily, generate boundary issues, can either enhance or diminish perceived credibility and competence and can enhance or compromise.

The impact of therapist self-disclosure in eating disorder treatment. To self-disclose or not to self-disclose: that is the controversial question.

Open mobile menu. Audet, C., & Everall, R.D. Therapist self-disclosure and the therapeutic relationship: A phenomenological study from the client perspective. British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 38, – Audet, C. Client experiences of therapist self-disclosure (Doctoral dissertation).

Retrieved from ProQuest Dissertations and. SELF-DISCLOSURE self-disclosure: the sharing of the therapist’s personal experience, problem, or situation with the patient; the sharing of the therapist’s reactions, thoughts, or feelings towards the patient within the therapeutic relationship and interaction (Zahm,pp.

)File Size: 87KB. A downside to self disclosure by the psychiatrist is that a patient may think the psychiatrist is too impaired to help him or her. A patient may also construe the information shared by the psychiatrist as negative, which may, in and of itself, eliminate the psychiatrist’s capacity to be effective with the patient.

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 What the effects of self-disclosure are is not dear from the research available. Yet there are those who advocate therapist self-disclosure. Beutler () states that "the degree either of experimenter or therapist self-disclosure precipitates a similar disclosure level in subjects and patients" (pp.

Reexamination of therapist self-disclosure Article (PDF Available) in Psychiatric Services 52(11) November with Reads How we measure 'reads'. "This is the best book on psychotherapy I have read recently--it is incredibly well written and easy to read. Farber provides a much-needed integration of theory, research, and practice related to self-disclosure, which, he argues, is a fundamental component of the psychotherapy by: The physical therapy profession’s commitment to society is to promote optimal health and functioning in individuals by pursuing excellence in practice.

The American Physical Therapy Association attests to this commitment by adopting and promoting the following Standards of Practice for Physical Size: KB. Self Disclosure about the Therapist’s Values. Disclosure about the therapist’s values can be an essential element of informed consent.

It would be the “good” of self disclosure. Some therapists are clearly holding certain values as guiding principles of therapy. The client has a right to know about those values. Self-disclosure can be an important means of growing as a person. Self-disclosure is on a continuum, and the healthy personality has the ability to discern what is appropriate and what is not.

The therapist’s use of self-disclosure demystifies both the therapist and the client. It allows more of the client’s essence to come out and allows. 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.Self-disclosure can be appropriate if it is done for the purpose of helping the patient. Some common situations in which a therapist would be justified in making a self-disclosure include: The disclosure is made for the purposes of the patient not the : Ken Lamance.The book's chapters explore three major areas, including the interrelationship of self-disclosure and personality as well as the role of self-disclosure in the development, maintenance, and deterioration of personal relationships, and the con­ tribution of self-disclosure to psychotherapy, marital therapy.