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By George W. Rosenfeld

Beyond Evidence-Based Psychotherapy teaches scholars via a typical elements point-of-view, combining study, case experiences, a number of remedy orientations, and a point of view that describes the non-public development of a clinician’s profession. It differs from prior texts in that it provides the hot study on psychotherapy in a layout that's comprehensible, memorable, and proper to scholar matters, while integrating examine and scientific event to pragmatically advisor scientific decisions.  This booklet offers scholars of kid and adolescent psychotherapy which are pursuing levels in psychiatry, scientific psychology, social paintings, and marriage and kinfolk counseling with an perception into the perform of a kid psychologist with 40,000 hours of expertise operating with hundreds of thousands of consumers and households.

In the 1st a part of the e-book, Rosenfeld provides eight universal components of swap in operating with childrens and teens. the second one half brings the reader via a ''day within the life'' of the writer as he visits with a sequence of consumers in numerous phases of therapy, bringing the fabric mentioned partly one to life.

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One of the most overlooked factors in psychotherapy research [is] the contribution of the patient to the therapeutic process. Most observations of distinctions between treatments tend to focus only on the therapists’ behaviors, interventions, and adherence to prescribed techniques in isolation from the larger context in which they occur. However, the nature of therapeutic process is inherently transactional. Patients are always coauthors and coconstructors of the treatment process” (Ablon & Marci, 2004, p.

They found similar results in their review of 21 studies of anxiety disorder treatments that met their criteria for adequacy of design. In these studies, (a) almost all interventions were cognitive-behavioral or behavioral, (b) educational supportive therapy and “placebo attention controls” also caused comparable improvement, and (c) treatment effectiveness was enhanced when family involvement was added to the treatment. Therefore, specific treatment techniques for specific diagnostic categories are a small contributor to change, and these techniques depend on timing and the common factors.

CHAPTER 2 The Eight Sources of Change in Psychotherapy Therapists need to be critical consumers of the treatment research. When we carefully review the research on evidence-based treatments, we find that methodological problems, biases, and political and economic forces have distorted the findings. This examination leads to questioning the field’s present reliance on the medical model in which evidence-based techniques are applied to particular diagnoses. The problem with relying on evidence-based interventions is not with the concept of evidence-based treatment.

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