Emerging and continuing trends in psychotherapy: views from an editor's eye.

  title={Emerging and continuing trends in psychotherapy: views from an editor's eye.},
  author={Charles J. Gelso},
  volume={48 2},
  • C. Gelso
  • Published 1 June 2011
  • Psychology
  • Psychotherapy
It is proposed that six major trends in psychotherapy have continued or emerged over the course of the author's editorship of Psychotherapy, the past seven years. These trends are (a) the increasing integration of techniques and the therapeutic relationship; (b) increasing focus on theoretical integration; (c) increasing efforts at research-practice integration; (d) increases in more specific, integrative reviews; (e) integration of biological, neuroscience understandings; and (f) integration… 

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