The present study investigates the content and structure of the social representation (SR) that cognitive– behavioral (CBT) psychotherapists have of the therapeutic relationship (TR), through a discoveryoriented, mixed-methods approach. For this purpose, our reference point was social representation theory, in particular, the theory of the central nucleus (Abric, 2003; Moscovici, 1961). Data came from a sample of 63 CBT therapists. The results enabled us to identify a series of contents marking CBTs SR of the TR that overlap with the current pan-theoretical conceptualization of this construct. The results also allowed us to identify the complex, clear, and stratified organization of these contents, which are characteristics of a majority and of a minority of the sample studied. These results are discussed with regard of their theoretical, methodological, and practical implications.

Gelo, O. C. G., Ziglio, R., Armenio, S., Fattori, F., Pozzi, M., Social representation of therapeutic relationship among cognitive-behavioral psychotherapists., <<JOURNAL OF COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY>>, 2016; 63 (1): 42-56. [doi:10.1037/cou0000104] [http://hdl.handle.net/10807/70199]

Social representation of therapeutic relationship among cognitive-behavioral psychotherapists.

Gelo, Omar Carlo Gioacchino;Fattori, Francesco;Pozzi, Maura
2016

Abstract

The present study investigates the content and structure of the social representation (SR) that cognitive– behavioral (CBT) psychotherapists have of the therapeutic relationship (TR), through a discoveryoriented, mixed-methods approach. For this purpose, our reference point was social representation theory, in particular, the theory of the central nucleus (Abric, 2003; Moscovici, 1961). Data came from a sample of 63 CBT therapists. The results enabled us to identify a series of contents marking CBTs SR of the TR that overlap with the current pan-theoretical conceptualization of this construct. The results also allowed us to identify the complex, clear, and stratified organization of these contents, which are characteristics of a majority and of a minority of the sample studied. These results are discussed with regard of their theoretical, methodological, and practical implications.
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Gelo, O. C. G., Ziglio, R., Armenio, S., Fattori, F., Pozzi, M., Social representation of therapeutic relationship among cognitive-behavioral psychotherapists., <<JOURNAL OF COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY>>, 2016; 63 (1): 42-56. [doi:10.1037/cou0000104] [http://hdl.handle.net/10807/70199]
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