The role of the therapeutic alliance and techniques in psychotherapy: A research update

[Speaker] Barber, Jacques:1
1:Derner Institute/Adelphi University (United States of America)

In my paper I will address the following claims and questions about the alliance and techniques: 1) A good therapeutic alliance is highly important for the success of therapy 2) Does the alliance predicts outcome or is it the consequence of patients doing well in therapy and will review the evidence for its role in predicting outcome. 3) Good technique is highly important for the success of therapy. 4) Adherent conduct of therapy and competent delivery of therapy result in good outcome. 5) What interventions are you using in your therapy? To let us know readers may want to fill out our questionnaire at

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