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Susan L. Wiser, Marvin R. Goldfried, Patrick J. Raue & Douglas A. Vakoch

In: Research in Counselling and Psychotherapy: Practical Applications

Chapter 5: Cognitive-Behavioral and Psychodynamic Therapies: A Comparison of Change Processes

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Cognitive-Behavioral and Psychodynamic Therapies: A Comparison of Change Processes
Cognitive-behavioral and psychodynamic therapies: A comparison of change processes
Susan L.Wiser, Marvin R.Goldfried, Patrick J.Raue and Douglas A.Vakoch

In a recent conversation we had with a physician, the comparison was drawn between medicine and psychotherapy. Upon hearing us lament about the disagreement among psychotherapists as to the relative effectiveness of different forms of therapy and the mechanisms of change, he responded by stating ‘What do you expect? After all, psychotherapy is an infant science.’ We found his comment to be quite disconcerting, especially since the field of psychotherapy has been in existence for over a century (Freedheim, 1992). Given the countless hours spent by thousands of professionals in practice, research and theory, one would have hoped that some ...

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