Termination in brief psychotherapy: The case for an eclectic approach

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The termination phase of brief psychotherapy has received noteworthy attention. We offer perspectives on the process of termination in brief therapy. The literature suggests that either a major or a minimal emphasis be accorded the termination phase. Ending brief therapy should be consistent with the nature of the therapeutic relationship, its focus, and the goals of treatment.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Pinkerton, RS; Rockwell, WJK

Published Date

  • January 1, 1990

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 27 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 362 - 365

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0033-3204

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1037/0033-3204.27.3.362

Citation Source

  • Scopus