The Great Psychotherapy Debate

  title={The Great Psychotherapy Debate},
  author={Bruce E. Wampold and Zac E. Imel},
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The Scope of Psychotherapy Integration: Introduction to a Special Issue

This special issue of the journal is intended to introduce readers to developments in the field of psychotherapy integration and to the Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration

Scientific Research into Psychotherapy

This chapter presents an overview of psychotherapy research. It starts by setting out a set of principles supported by scientific evidence and clinical experience. These principles work as synthesis

Informed Consent, the Placebo Effect and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

The study of paternalism arguably becomes most penetrating when the discussion moves to authentic case cases, and patient autonomy and choice are now (in codified form, at least) principles to which physicians must legally adhere.

Science and Psychotherapy

Being a psychotherapist involves the development of a reflexive capacity to draw on diverse sources of knowledge, including personal, practical, and research-based ways of knowing. The professional

Cochrane’s risk of bias tool in the context of psychotherapy outcome research

  • T. MunderJ. Barth
  • Psychology
    Psychotherapy research : journal of the Society for Psychotherapy Research
  • 2018
The rationale of a widely used tool to assess the methodological quality of primary studies for meta-analysis is discussed and suggestions for its use in the context of psychotherapy outcome research are provided.

The research tradition in person-centered/experiential psychotherapy and counseling: bibliographical survey 1940–2015

ABSTRACT The bibliography presents an overview of empirical research publications 1940–2015 within the person-centered-experiential-humanistic (PCE) paradigm. The survey consists of three parts: Part

The experience of continuing professional development and its impact on clinical practice

Research indicates that therapists are dedicated to self-development but the nature of their development is emergent rather than planned; and life experiences, learning from clients and acceptance in the professional community are valued above more traditional concepts of CPD.

Case formulation of interpersonal patterns and its impact on the therapeutic process: Introduction to the issue.

Authors included in this issue of the Journal of Clinical Psychology: In-Session come from diverse theoretical orientations but discuss methods of case conceptualization that share these assumptions:

Attributed Contribution of Therapist’s Emotional Variables to Psychotherapeutic Effectiveness: A Preliminary Study

Discrepancies have been found between the conclusions reached by research on therapeutic processes and the statements made by the therapists studied, which could indicate an insufficient impact of psychotherapeutic research on clinical practice.



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 Psychotherapy

Essential Research Findings in Counseling and Psychotherapy

I recently had the opportunity to read Cooper’s book, Essential Research Findings in Counseling and Psychotherapy. The book is written for those professionals who work in thefield of counseling and

Limitations of the Dodo Bird Verdict and the Role of Clinical Trials in Psychotherapy Research: Comment on Wampold et al. (1997)

B. E. Wampold et al.'s (1997) meta-analysis provides a useful and methodologically sophisticated summary of the results of comparative psychotherapy outcome research. Despite its strengths, some

Empirically supported psychological interventions: controversies and evidence.

The work of several task forces and other groups reviewing empirically supported treatments (ESTs) in the United States, United Kingdom, and elsewhere is summarized here, along with the lists of treatments that have been identified as ESTs.

Relation of the therapeutic alliance with outcome and other variables: a meta-analytic review.

The results of the meta-analysis indicate that the overall relation of therapeutic alliance with outcome is moderate, but consistent, regardless of many of the variables that have been posited to influence this relationship.

Human Change Processes: The Scientific Foundations of Psychotherapy

Conceptual Introduction and Historical Contexts * Human Change: The Ultimate Ethical Frontier * A Brief History of Ideas * The Foundations and the Future of Scientific Psychology Scientific Studies

Differences in client and therapist views of the working alliance in drug treatment

The low consensus between client and counsellor views of the alliance found in this and other studies highlights the need for drug counsellors to attend closely to their clients' perceptions of their alliance and to seek regular feedback from clients regarding their feelings about their therapeutic relationship.

Do patients and their therapists agree on the content of treatments?

  • K. Bøgwald
  • Psychology, Medicine
    The Journal of nervous and mental disease
  • 2001
Agreement between therapist and patient regarding their perception of therapist's interventions and qualities was studied and cross invariance (patient and therapist perspective) was found by use of confirmatory factor analysis.

What Works with Children, Adolescents, and Adults?: A Review of Research on the Effectiveness of Psychotherapy

The Overall Effectiveness and Cost-effectiveness of Psychotherapy and Psychological Interventions with Specific Problems in Children, Adolescents, and People with Intellectual Disabilities and Pervasive Developmental Disorders are studied.

Trials and Tribulations in the Meta-Analysis of Treatment Differences : Comment on Wampold et al . ( 1997 )

A fair test of the Dodo bird conjecture that different psychotherapies are equally effective would entail separate comparisons of every pair of therapies. A meta-analysis of overall effect size for