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Rapport

Therapy is based on the therapist developing a relationship with the client. Rapport has been described as an ideal version of this relationship between the therapist and client. The importance of the therapeutic relationship is accepted by most theoretical approaches. In some approaches, such as existential, person-centered, and Gestalt, the personal relationship is a crucial determinant of treatment outcomes, in contrast to other approaches, such as rational emotive behavior therapy, cognitive-behavior therapy, and behavior therapy, which, although they do not ignore the relationship, do not give it central importance. Developing this relationship requires honesty, sincerity, acceptance, understanding, and spontaneity. According to the literature, the relationship between the therapist and client is the key factor in client change, and the Rogerian core conditions of listening,

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