Video 1.3 The Therapeutic Relationship – Key Points

These resources support you in exploring the differences between counselling and psychotherapy and other ways of helping, and the ethics of the therapeutic relationship.

In these two segments – Videos 1.2 and 1.3 – Ramani Durvasula describes the important factors of the therapeutic relationship and its differences from a friendship.

The Therapeutic Relationship – Key Points (01:12)

Discussion question

  • What would you say are the defining characteristics of a therapeutic relationship?