Clinical Trial

A Psychotherapy Practice Research Network Study

Study Description

Therapeutic Alliance Tensions and Repair in Psychotherapy Practices

This study evaluates a professional development program intended to improve the relationship or alliance between therapists and patients/clients who are receiving psychotherapy in the community. Half of the participating therapists will receive training to detect and improve alliance with new patients while half will not. The professional development training is expected to improve therapists effectiveness in identifying and correcting alliance tensions which will, in turn, improve therapeutic outcomes for patients/clients.

Location

Locations Selected Location

Methods

No pharmaceutical medication involved No pharmaceutical medication involved
Patients and healthy individuals accepted Patients and healthy individuals accepted

Professional development program

Professional development program consists of training including workshops and consultation sessions to enhance therapists ability to detect and repair alliance ruptures in active community based psychotherapy.

Additional Information

Official Study Title

Therapeutic Alliance Tensions and Repair in Psychotherapy Practices: A Psychotherapy Practice Research Network (PPRNet) Study

Clinical Trial ID

NCT03453957

ParticipAid ID

PdyVge