Case Histories in Therapeutic Recreation: The Emergence of Ethical Issues
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Mark A. WidmerCase Histories in Therapeutic Recreation: The Emergence of Ethical Issues

This paper identifies and explores an ethical issue found in a case history reported in the Therapeutic Recreation Journal. Specifically, this paper examines the use of therapist selfdisclosure to promote therapeutic relationships. Both the benefits and the risks of therapist self-disclosure in treatment are discussed. One philosophical perspective on how the issue of self-disclosure might be resolved is presented.

Author Mark A. Widmer
Volume Vol 29, No 4 (1995)
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