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Therapy Interruptus and Clinical Practice,
Building Client Investment from First Contact through the First Session
by Ronald Mah

  • Anchor, K. N., Strassberg, D. S., and Elkins, D.  Supervisors' Perceptions of the Relationship Between Therapist Self-Disclosure and Clinical Effectiveness.  Journal of Clinical Psychology, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p158-158, January 1976.
  • Becker, I. M. and Rosenfeld, J. O.  Rational Emotive Therapy- A Study of Initial Therapy Sessions of Albert Ellis.  Journal of Clinical Psychology, Vol. 32, No. 4, October, 1976.
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  • Gass, C. S.  Therapeutic Influence as a Function of Therapist Attire and the Seating Arrangement in an Initial Interview.  Journal of Clinical Psychology, Vol. 40, No. 1, January 1984.
  • Gazzola, N., Iwakabe, S., and Stalikas, A.  Counsellor interpretations and the occurrence of in-session client change moments in non-dynamic psychotherapies.  Counselling Psychology Quarterly, Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 81–94, 2003.
  • Goldstein, A. P., and Shipman, W. G.  Patient Expectancies, Symptom Reduction and Aspects of the Initial Psychotherapeutic Interview.  Journal of Clinical Psychology, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p129-133, April 1961.
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  • Lawson, D.  Identifying Pretreatment Change.  Journal of Counseling & Development, 07489633, Vol. 72, Issue 3, January/February 1994.
  • Norfolk, T., Birdi, K., and Walsh, D.  The role of empathy in establishing rapport in the consultation: a new model.  Medical Education, 41: 690–697, 2007.
  • Pressly, P. K. and Heesacker, M.  The Physical Environment and Counseling: A Review of Theory and Research.  Journal of Counseling & Development, 07489633, Vol. 79, Issue 2, Spring2001.
  • Ridgway, I. R. and Sharpley, C. F.  Empathic interactional sequences and counsellor trainee effectiveness.  Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 09515070, Vol. 3, Issue 3, 1990.
  • Scheel, M.J. and Conoley, C. W.  Circular Questioning and Neutrality: an Investigation of the Process Relationship.  Contemporary Family Therapy, 20(2), June 1998.
  • Sharpley, C. F.  The influence of silence upon client-perceived rapport.  Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 09515070, Vol. 10, Issue 3, September 1997.
  • Sharpley, C. F., Fairnie, E., Tabary-Collins, E., Bates, R., and Lee, P.  The use of counsellor verbal response modes and client-perceived rapport.  Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 09515070, Vol. 13, Issue 1, March 2000.
  • Sharpley, C. F., Jeffrey, A. M., and McMah, T.  Counsellor facial expression and client-perceived rapport.  Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 19(4): 343–356, December 2006
  • Sharpley, C. F., Halat, J., Rabinowicz, T., Weiland, B., and Stafford, J.  Standard posture, postural mirroring and client-perceived rapport.  Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 09515070, Vol. 14, Issue 4, December 2001.
  • Sharpley, C. F. and Heyne, D. A.  Counsellor communicative control and client-perceived rapport.  Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 09515070, Vol. 6, Issue 3, 1993.
  • Sharpley, C. F. and McNally, J.  Effects of level of academic training on client-perceived rapport and use of verbal response in Counselling Dyads.  Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 09515070, Vol. 10, Issue 4, December 1997.
  • Sharpley, C. F., Munro, D. M., and Elly, M. J.  Silence and rapport during initial interviews.  Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 18(2): 149–159, June 2005.
  • Sharpley, C. F. and Sagris, A.  Does eye contact increase counsellor-client rapport?  Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 09515070, Vol. 8, Issue 2, 1995.
  • Shimmerlik, S. M.  The Implicit Domain in Couples and Couple Therapy.  Psychoanalytic Dialogues, 18:371–389, 2008.
  • Svartberg, M.  Therapist Competence: Its Temporal Course, Temporal Stability, and Determinants in Short Term Anxiety-Provoking Psychotherapy.  Journal of Clinical Psychology, Vol 55(10), 1313-1319, 1999.
  • Thomas, S. E. G. Werner-Wilson, R. J., and Murphy, M. J.  Influence of Therapist and Client Behaviors on Therapy Alliance.  Contemporary Family Therapy, 27(1), March 2005
  • Vereen, L. G., Butler, S. K., Williams, F. C., Darg, J. A., and Downing, T. K. E.  The Use of Humor When Counseling African American College Students.  Journal of Counseling & Development, Volume 84, Winter 2006.

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