How do clients who identify themselvesas fat experience the therapeuticalliance when their weight is introducedinto the therapeutic frame; and how canthis further inform psychotherapy?


Through our own lived experience we recognised anti-fat bias still appears to be socially acceptable. We wanted to explore how this potentially impacts the therapeutic alliance. 

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