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The Great Psychotherapy Debate: Models, Methods, and Findings
Contents: Foreword. Preface. Competing Meta-Models: The Medical Model Versus the Contextual Model. Differential Hypotheses and Evidentiary Rules. Absolute Efficacy: The Benefits of PsychotherapyExpand
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A meta-analysis of outcome studies comparing bona fide psychotherapies: Empiricially, "all must have prizes."
This recta-analysis tested the Dodo bird conjecture, which states that when psychotherapies intended to be therapeutic are compared, the true differences among all such treatments are 0. Based onExpand
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Research Design in Counseling
Part I: PHILOSOPHICAL, ETHICAL, TRAINING, AND PROFESSIONAL ISSUES. 1. Science and Counseling. 2. Research Training. 3. Ethical Issues in Counseling Research. 4. Professional Writing. Part II: GETTINGExpand
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Evidence-based therapy relationships: research conclusions and clinical practices.
In this closing article of the special issue, we present the conclusions and recommendations of the interdivisional task force on evidence-based therapy relationships. The work was based on a seriesExpand
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How important are the common factors in psychotherapy? An update
  • B. Wampold
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • World psychiatry : official journal of the World…
  • 1 October 2015
The common factors have a long history in the field of psychotherapy theory, research and practice. To understand the evidence supporting them as important therapeutic elements, the contextual modelExpand
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Estimating variability in outcomes attributable to therapists: a naturalistic study of outcomes in managed care.
To estimate the variability in outcomes attributable to therapists in clinical practice, the authors analyzed the outcomes of 6,146 patients seen by approximately 581 therapists in the context ofExpand
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Culturally adapted psychotherapy and the legitimacy of myth: a direct-comparison meta-analysis.
Psychotherapy is a culturally encapsulated healing practice that is created from and dedicated to specific cultural contexts (Frank & Frank, 1993; Wampold, 2007; Wrenn, 1962). Consequently,Expand
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Psychotherapy: the humanistic (and effective) treatment.
  • B. Wampold
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The American psychologist
  • 1 November 2007
Although it is well established that psychotherapy is remarkably effective, the change process in psychotherapy is not well understood. Psychotherapy is compared with medicine and cultural healingExpand
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Untangling the alliance-outcome correlation: exploring the relative importance of therapist and patient variability in the alliance.
Although the therapeutic alliance is a consistent predictor of psychotherapy outcomes, research has not distinguished between the roles of patient and therapist variability in the alliance.Expand
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