THE HELPING ALLIANCE QUESTIONNAIRE

THE HELPING ALLIANCE QUESTIONNAIRE
Luborsky L‚ Barber JP‚ Siqueland L‚ Johnson S‚ Najavits LM‚ Frank A‚ Daley D. 1996
 
THE HELPING ALLIANCE QUESTIONNAIRE
Patient Version
INSTRUCTIONS: These are ways that a person may feel or behave in relation to  another person -‎- their therapist. Consider carefully your relationship with your therapist‚ and then mark each statement according to how strongly you agree or disagree. Please mark every one.
1. I feel I can depend upon the therapist.
2. I feel the therapist understands me.
3. I feel the therapist wants me to achieve my goals.
4. At times I distrust the therapist's judgment.
5. I feel I am working together with the therapist in a joint effort.
6. I believe we have similar ideas about the nature of my problems.
7. I generally respect the therapist's views about me.
8. The procedures used in my therapy are not well suited to my needs.
9. I like the therapist as a person.
 10. In most sessions‚ the therapist and I find a way to work on my problems together.
11. The therapist relates to me in ways that slow up the progress of the therapy.
12. A good relationship has formed with my therapist.
13. The therapist appears to be experienced in helping people.
14. I want very much to work out my problems.
15. The therapist and I have meaningful exchanges.
16. The therapist and I sometimes have unprofitable exchanges.
17. From time to time‚ we both talk about the same important events in my past.
18. I believe the therapist likes me as a person.
19. At times the therapist seems distant.
 THE HELPING ALLIANCE QUESTIONNAIRE
Therapist Version
 INSTRUCTIONS: These are ways that a person may feel or behave in relation to another person -‎- their therapist. Consider carefully your relationship with your patient‚ and then mark each statement according to how strongly you agree or disagree.
1. The patient feels he/she can depend upon me.
2. He/she feels I understand him/her.
3. The patient feels I want him/her to achieve the goals.
4. At times the patient distrusts my judgment.
5. The patient feels he/she is working together with me in a joint effort.
6. I believe we have similar ideas about the nature of his/her problems.
7. The patient generally respects my views about him/her.
8. The patient believes the procedures used in his/her therapy are not well suited to his/her needs.
9. The patient likes me as a person.
10. In most sessions‚ we find a way to work on his/her problems together.
11. The patient believes I relate to him/her in ways that slow up the progress of the therapy.
12. The patient believes a good relationship has formed between us.
13. The patient believes I am experienced in helping people.
14. I want very much for the patient to work out his/her problems.
15. The patient and I have meaningful exchanges.
16. The patient and I sometimes have unprofitable exchanges.
17. From time to time‚ we both talk about the same important events in his/her past.
18. The patient believes I like him/her as a person.
19. At times the patient sees me as distant.
 
This instrument can be found on: The Revised Helping Alliance Questionnaire (HAq-11). Available online at:http://www.med.upenn.edu/cpr/documents/HAQ2QUES.pdf
 
1= strongly disagree
2=disagree
3=slightly disagree
4= slightly agree
5=agree
6= strongly agree
http://www.med.upenn.edu/cpr/documents/HAQ-II_scoring.pdf
 

Luborsky L‚ Barber JP‚ Siqueland L‚ Johnson S‚ Najavits LM‚ Frank A‚ Daley D. 1996. The Revised Helping Alliance Questionnaire (HAq-II) : Psychometric Properties. J Psychother Pract Res. 1996; 5(3):260-71.