Are Therapists More Trustworthy When they Self-Disclose?

Self-disclosure by therapists, a practice that was once frowned upon in psychoanalysis, has become a commonly accepted practice. Therapists who self-disclose believe that they are benefiting their clients by sharing similar problematic situations and offering experienced resolutions. However, the effects of specific types of self-disclosure countertransference (CT) have not been examined until now. “The definition … Continue reading Are Therapists More Trustworthy When they Self-Disclose?