A Fourth Wave of Psychotherapies: Moving Beyond Recovery Toward Well-Being.

@article{Peteet2018AFW,
  title={A Fourth Wave of Psychotherapies: Moving Beyond Recovery Toward Well-Being.},
  author={John R. Peteet},
  journal={Harvard Review of Psychiatry},
  year={2018}
}
  • J. Peteet
  • Published 1 March 2018
  • Psychology
  • Harvard Review of Psychiatry
As psychotherapies have proliferated, a number of authors have recently distinguished three waves of approaches, based on historical, theoretical and practical considerations. First-wave therapies, which include psychodynamic therapy, aim at enhancing autonomy and mastery through insight, and rely on the therapist as expert. A second wave of therapies, including cognitivebehavioral therapy (CBT), gestalt therapy, and family systems theory, are more present and problem focused. They are also… 
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