Clinical prediction in group psychotherapy.

  title={Clinical prediction in group psychotherapy.},
  author={Christopher L Chapman and Gary M. Burlingame and Robert L Gleave and Frank D. Rees and Mark E Beecher and Greg S Porter},
  journal={Psychotherapy research : journal of the Society for Psychotherapy Research},
  volume={22 6},
Prior research in individual therapy has provided evidence that therapists are poor predictors of client outcome and often misjudge clients' perceptions of the therapeutic relationship. The focus of the current research was to conduct a similar predictive study in a group setting. Group therapists were recruited from a university counseling center and a state psychiatric hospital; 64 group members and 10 group leaders participated in the study. We tested therapist accuracy in predicting client… CONTINUE READING