Previous Chapter Chapter 10: Discovery-Oriented Research on How to Do Psychotherapy
Chapter 10: Discovery-Oriented Research on How to Do Psychotherapy
I am trying to answer two questions. The first one is: How can we do research to help discover how to do psychotherapy? If this way of wording the question is not clear, here are some other ways: How can we discover the secrets of psychotherapy? How can we do research so that what is discovered helps contribute to a science of psychotherapeutic practice (Mahrer, 1985)? How can we do research so that the pay-off makes a difference in what psychotherapists can do in their sessions?
The first part of the chapter is an attempt to answer this question. However, the answer will be more of an overview than a detailed mapping ...