Endings and beginnings: a thematic analysis of client and psychotherapist experience of an imposed change of psychotherapist

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Bourne, Frances Elizabeth;

This study explores a phenomenon that has over the years attracted little systematic investigation and has never been addressed from the dual perspectives of client and therapist in a working therapeutic dyad. This original contribution provides knowledge on how an impo... View more
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