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Research Paper by KANTHAROUP Term.
Establishing an efficient relationship between client and counsellor is one of the key aspect in counselling. Every therapeutic session starts with the process of building up a therapeutic alliance. Bob Shebib defines the therapeutic alliance as a time limited period of consultation between a counsellor and one or more clients for assisting the client in achieving a defined goal (Shebib, 2014). However, to achieve successful results, a partnership that primarily focuses on the clients’ needs and goals is required. The therapist must be eager to help the clients with care and compassion while the patient also need to …show more content…
In fact, to ensure the highest efficiency in any therapeutic alliance, one of the component that cannot be neglected is the goal and the outcome of therapy. A positive outcome of a therapeutic session is likely to develop when both sides agree on the client’s goal and agree to work towards the achievement of these goals while having a positive level of optimism and motivation (Jordan-Arthur et al,, 2011). However, the outcome of the treatment can face some challenges. Indeed, there are many