The Instrument of Healing in Therapy is Relationship

So many treatment interventions exist in the realm of psychotherapy that the acronyms can be like spaghetti in your mouth. Names like DBT, CBT, EMDR, etc. engender curiosity as to which one might be the magic bullet to resolve all of a person’s distress. While many techniques yield promising results and are beneficial as coping skills, according to research published in the journal, Psychotherapy,

“The therapy relationship makes substantial and consistent contributions to psychotherapy outcome independent of the specific type of treatment.”…