Articles Tagged "context"

Evidence-based practice in psychology has been defined as the integration of the best available research, clinical expertise, and the individual client’s characteristics, values, and preferences (APA, 2006). This definition suggests that psychotherapists should be able, and willing, to integrate techniques from different theoretical orientations based on the context. Although integration is important, it is also […]

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All Eyes on the Prize (Looking through Different Glasses) Psychotherapists and psychotherapy researchers all want the same thing: less mental illness and greater psychological well-being, for the most people, using the least resources. Historically, though, there has been some disagreement about how best to achieve effective and efficient psychotherapy outcomes. The disagreement manifests both in […]

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Close relationships are central to mental health (Wetterneck & Hart, 2012). Loneliness and poor social connection represent a significant public health concern, increasing risk of death as much as excessive cigarette smoking, more than excessive drinking and obesity (Holt-Lunstad et. al., 2010). Functional Analytic Psychotherapy (FAP) is a contextual, behavioral, relational approach to psychotherapy in […]

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