Therapy Rapport Building Worksheet

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What is the theory behind this Therapy Rapport Building Worksheet?

Any therapeutic process requires rapport building in the initial session to ensure the client is comfortable with the therapist or counsellor and ready to comply with the requirements of the course of their treatment. The goal is to build a relationship that is based on mutual trust, respect and understanding so that the treatment process moves smoothly towards achieving the desired treatment outcomes without resistance from the client. 

How will the worksheet help?

This worksheet will provide some useful tips to novice therapists and counsellors regarding how to build rapport with their clients before beginning treatment interventions. It is a much needed skill and requirement for forming a healthy therapist-client relationship because the client must feel comfortable before opening up about their deepest fear and vulnerabilities. 

How to use the worksheet?

This infosheet can be used by therapists and counsellors as a reminder to focus on and polish their rapport building skills if they want to ensure successful achievement of treatment outcomes for clients of all ages. 

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