Positive Professional Relationships

  • Elizabeth Gillies


This chapter focuses on collaborative partnerships with an emphasis on the role of the professional helper in promoting positive outcomes. It initially addresses the generic relationship that a professional or artisan may have with their client and then goes on to discuss ways of working as a psychologist and the evidence for effective practice. Consultation as a model of interaction, the contributing factors for successful psychological support and solutionAQ: All occurrences of “solution focused thinking/approach” were changed to “solution-focused thinking/approach.” Please check if appropriate.-focused thinking will be used to illustrate how theoretical knowledge and practice can be used to create positive and effective professional relationships in multiple contexts.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Educational PsychologistInternational Mental Health ProfessionalsTokyoJapan

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