Preface 1. History of Medicine, Methods and Psychotherapy: Progress and Omissions 2. The Contextual Model: Psychotherapy as a Socially Situated Healing Practice 3. Contextual Model Versus Medical Model: Choosing a Progressive Research Programme 4. Absolute Efficacy: The Benefits of Psychotherapy Established by Meta-analysis 5. Relative Efficacy: The Dodo Bird Still Gets It 6. Therapist Effects: An Ignored by Critical Factor 7. General Effects: Surviving Challenges and Anticipating Additional Evidence 8: Specific Effects: Where Are They? 9. Beyond the Debate: Implications of the Research Synthesis for Theory, Policy, and Practice
Bruce E. Wampold, PhD, ABPP, is the Patricia L. Wolleat Professor of Counseling Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and director of the Research Institute at Modum Bad Psychiatric Center in Vikersund, Norway.
Zac E. Imel, PhD, is an assistant professor with the counseling psychology program in the Department of Educational Psychology and an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Utah.
Offers practical guidance on how a therapist can truly 'deliver what works in therapy'. This title examines the common factors underlying effective psychotherapy and brings the psychotherapist and the client-therapist relationship back into focus as key determinants of psychotherapy outcome.
"The second edition of The Great Psychotherapy Debate has been updated and revised to include a history of healing practices, medicine, and psychotherapy, an expanded theoretical presentation of the contextual model, an examination of therapist effects, and a thorough review of the research on common factors such as the alliance, expectations, and empathy. "--
Psychotherapy has existed in some form since the late 19th century, and has evolved over the course of a century to include a great variety of theories. The author explores the history of psychotherapy theory and its role in practice, and then gives readers the tools to understand the vast array of theories that's in use.
This research-to-practice manual introduces Routine Outcome Monitoring (ROM), a feedback-based approach to preventing impasses and relapses in couple and family therapy as well as within other psychotherapy approaches. This book discusses how ROM has been developed and experienced within the Norwegian couples and family therapy community in line with international trends of bridging the gap...
Presents essential background necessary for understanding the role of theory in psychotherapy practice, and shows how understanding psychotherapy theory is the first step to becoming an effective therapist. The book is an accessible resource for students in training and practitioners seeking to reevaluate theories.
Includes a history of healing practices, medicine, and psychotherapy, meta-analysis of child psychological treatments in real world settings, a discussion of cultural factors, a comparison of pharmacological treatments and their effectiveness, and a discussion of current movements in the field.
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