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The Great Psychotherapy Debate: The Evidence for What Makes Psychotherapy Work / Edition 2

The Great Psychotherapy Debate: The Evidence for What Makes Psychotherapy Work / Edition 2

by Bruce E. Wampold, Zac E. Imel
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ISBN-13: 9780805857092
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/12/2015
Series: Counseling and Psychotherapy: Investigating Practice from Scientific, Historical, and Cultural Perspectives Series
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 334
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

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.

Table of Contents

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

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