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Therapist self-disclosure in positive psychotherapy for psychosis

Riches, Simon; Schrank, Beate; Brownell, Tamsin; Slade, Mike; Lawrence, Vanessa


Simon Riches

Beate Schrank

Tamsin Brownell

Professor of Mental Health Recovery and Social Inclusion

Vanessa Lawrence


© 2020, British Psychological Society. All rights reserved. Setting boundaries is common in therapist self-disclosure. This qualitative study examined attitudes and experiences of therapists towards self-disclosure during a positive psychotherapy for psychosis research trial. Participants reported therapeutic benefits but discussed challenges with retaining personal privacy while ensuring their authenticity.


Riches, S., Schrank, B., Brownell, T., Slade, M., & Lawrence, V. (2020). Therapist self-disclosure in positive psychotherapy for psychosis. Clinical Psychology Forum, 2020(327), 14-21

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date Jan 20, 2020
Online Publication Date Apr 1, 2020
Publication Date Mar 1, 2020
Deposit Date Jan 21, 2020
Publicly Available Date Mar 1, 2020
Journal Clinical Psychology Forum
Print ISSN 1757-2142
Electronic ISSN 2396-8664
Publisher British Psychological Society
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 2020
Issue 327
Pages 14-21
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Additional Information Reproduced with permission from Clinical Psychology Forum © The British Psychological Society 2020.