Building the Working Alliance in Brief Psychotherapies



Psychotherapy is unconceivable without communication between the healthcare provider and the client. Thus, good communication is essential for effective treatment in mental health care. Yet, what actually happens during the psychotherapy encounter has been given limited attention in the literature to date.


Bulimia Nervosa Therapeutic Relationship Therapy Session Communicative Behavior Working Alliance 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Public Health and Community MedicineUniversity of VeronaVeronaItaly

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