“Exploring the Use of Touch in the Psychotherapeutic Setting: A Phenomenological Review.” (2009). The author presents a number of personal perspectives derived from 43 years of practice. It includes empirical findings regarding patients' attitudes toward touching, as well as practical guidelines regarding physical contact in psychotherapy. The paper concludes with a long vignette illustrating the nature of the psychotherapeutic encounter.
Touching, Encounter & Group Psychotherapy: Personal Memories of an Old Therapist
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Ray Naar; Touching, Encounter & Group Psychotherapy: Personal Memories of an Old Therapist. The Journal of Psychodrama, Sociometry, and Group Psychotherapy 1 March 2015; 63 (1): 33–46. doi: https://doi.org/10.12926/0731-1273-63.1.33
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