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Maximising the Benefits of Psychotherapy A Practice-Based Evidence Approach

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ISBN-10: 0470683147

ISBN-13: 9780470683149

Edition: 2012

Authors: David Green, Gary Latchford

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This book reviews the evidence for and against the previously mentioned assumptions, and proposes a different approach which focuses on factors in therapy known to be important regardless of which particular brand of therapy is employed by the therapist - the therapeutic alliance and the importance of client feedback. This client-directed outcome-informed approach to therapy is both scientifically defensible and sensitive to the experiences and preferences of service-users and their families. Chapter 1The Evidence-based Practice Movement Chapter 2The Common Factors position Chapter 3 Resolving the Debate Chapter 4 Measuring the therapeutic alliance Chapter 5 &l
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Book details

List price: $35.99
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 3/2/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 232
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

<b>David Green</b> is a clinical psychologist who has worked therapeutically for more than 30 years with young people and their families. From 1988 to 2010 he was Clinical Director of the Doctor of Clinical Psychology programme at the University of Leeds. He has been particularly interested in the role clinical supervision plays in the education of healthcare professionals.</p><p><span style="font–family: "Calibri","sans–serif"; mso–bidi–font–family: ′Times New Roman′;">&nbsp;</p><p><b>Gary Latchford</b> is a clinical psychologist working in physical health, based at the department of Clinical and Health Psychology at St James&rsquo;s Hospital in Leeds. Since 1996 he has also been research director for the Doctor of Clinical Psychology programme at the University of Leeds.&nbsp; His clinical and research interests are mostly around psychological interventions in medical settings, and he has published several papers and book chapters on this topic.</p>

List of Figures
About the Authors
The Equivalence of Psychotherapies
Research Into Psychotherapy: What Works and How?
The Conventional Wisdom
The Real Experimenter
Practice-based Evidence
Using Client Feedback in Psychotherapy - The Research
Using Client Feedback in Psychotherapy - In Practice
Ideas in Action
Transforming Training and Supervision
Conclusions and Some Recommendations
Subject Index