2015 • March

It may be easy to view informed consent as one of those obligations all psychotherapists must meet in order to stay out of trouble. After all, no one wants an ethics complaint, licensure board complaint, or malpractice suit. And, if we ever do become the subject of any of these we will definitely want to […]

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Join us for a webinar on April 9, 2015 at 12:00 PM EDT. Register now! http://goo.gl/h0iKEv Dr. Jeff Zimmerman will speak about common ethical dilemmas and vulnerabilities for therapists in private practice. He will particularly focus on procedures for truly getting informed consent before releasing information, and practicing within one’s scope, especially when building a […]

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The Practice-Research Divide in Psychotherapy The tension between science and practice in psychotherapy has been described as a war or a “bad marriage” (Greene, 2014). Some writers on the research side of the divide characterize clinicians as lacking in knowledge and skill in empirically supported interventions (Karlin & Cross, 2014), while others suggest that clinicians […]

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Abstract Practice research networks may be one way of advancing knowledge translation and exchange (KTE) in psychotherapy. In this study, we document this process by first asking clinicians what they want from psychotherapy research. Eighty-two psychotherapists in 10 focus groups identified and discussed psychotherapy research topics relevant to their practices. An analysis of these discussions […]

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Bienvenue  •  欢迎  •  Bem-vindo  •  ترحيب  •  Welkom The Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy has taken a meaningful step towards more effectively sharing our thought-provoking articles, clinical expertise and wisdom, and dedication to advancing psychotherapy to audiences across the globe. All of our website content is now available in 90 languages. From traditional and […]

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We live in an age when a multitude of effective therapies have been identified, and the call is building for evidence-based practices as “the integration of the best available research with clinical expertise in the context of patient characteristics, culture, and preferences” (American Psychological Association, 2006, p. 273). This focus has accompanied a proliferation of […]

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We have just finished writing the 2nd edition of a book with the title The Great Psychotherapy Debate. Although there are many aspects of psychotherapy about which there is no debate, there remain some important debates about some issues. Interestingly, what we debate probably is not all that important, at one level (although it is […]

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