Acquisition of adaptive skills: psychotherapeutic change in cognitive and dynamic therapies.

@article{Badgio1999AcquisitionOA,
  title={Acquisition of adaptive skills: psychotherapeutic change in cognitive and dynamic therapies.},
  author={Peter C. Badgio and Gideon Halperin and Jacques P Barber},
  journal={Clinical psychology review},
  year={1999},
  volume={19 6},
  pages={
          721-37
        }
}
We argue that there are important areas of overlap in the types of patient change processes that occur in cognitive therapy and dynamic therapy. These common processes of patient change have been obscured by differences in language and theoretical constructs between the two traditions. We suggest that the acquisition of adaptive skills describes patient change processes that are common to both therapies. More specifically, we propose that the concept of adaptive skills encompasses both the… CONTINUE READING
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