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How to Strengthen the Therapeutic Alliance: Podcast 087

This podcast is the narrated version of my article 3 Supportive Strategies for Strengthening the Therapeutic Alliance.

The therapeutic alliance is a base from which therapy can happen. And in order for that base to develop, we need to be a certain way for our clients.

In this episode I talk about:

  • A real, human alliance
  • Therapeutic alliance, not reliance
  • Emphasize the therapeutic alliance in the way you speak
  • Remember that therapy is a learning situation
  • Heighten expectation through your confidence

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Mark Tyrrell

About Mark Tyrrell

Psychology is my passion. I've been a psychotherapist trainer since 1998, specializing in brief, solution focused approaches. I now teach practitioners all over the world via our online courses.

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