Title
Therapeutic ingredients in helping session episodes with observer-rated low and high empathic attunement : a content analysis of client and therapist postsession perceptions in three cases Therapeutic ingredients in helping session episodes with observer-rated low and high empathic attunement : a content analysis of client and therapist postsession perceptions in three cases
Author
Faculty/Department
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Publication type
article
Publication
New York ,
Subject
Human medicine
Source (journal)
Psychotherapy research. - New York
Volume/pages
17(2007) :3 , p. 329-342
ISSN
1050-3307
ISI
000246531900008
Carrier
E
Target language
English (eng)
Full text (Publishers DOI)
Abstract
The authors investigated the relationship between helping session episodes with different levels of empathic attunement and the therapeutic ingredients as experienced by client and therapist. Based on their theoretical micromodel of the empathic interaction process, the authors hypothesized that, with an increasing level of empathic attunement, an increase is expected in depth of exploration, experiential insight, empathy, and relational attitudes, which are interwoven with empathy; a decrease is expected for therapeutic ingredients that are an implementation of genuineness and transparency. As for exploration, insight, genuineness, and transparency, the model is reliably confirmed. As for experiencing empathy and the interwoven relational categories, no univocal differences are found. On the basis of their findings, the authors indicate that there seems to be no specific class of empathic helping episodes but that the different levels of empathic attunement represent different phases within the global empathic interaction process.
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