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The Handbook of Humanistic Psychology is a landmark in the resurgent field of humanistic psychology and psychotherapy. Their range of topics is far-reaching--from the historical, theoretical, and methodological, to the spiritual, psychotherapeutic, and multicultural. Students and professionals are looking for the fuller, deeper, and more personal psychological orientation that this Handbook promotes.

Hermeneutic Single-Case Efficacy Design: An Overview
Hermeneutic single-case efficacy design: An overview

THE FIRST systematic studies of therapy process and outcome were carried out by Carl Rogers and his colleagues (Cartwright, Kirtner, & Fiske, 1963; Rogers, 1949; Rogers & Dymond, 1954; Snyder, 1945). From the perspective of some 50 years on, it is unfortunate that this scientific tradition was allowed to largely die out in North America because humanists' abandonment of therapy research now appears to have been a key factor in the declining fortunes of humanistic psychology over the past quarter century (Lietaer, 1990). Today, however, there is no doubt that humanistic therapists once again have begun to study the process and effects of their work with clients (Greenberg, Elliott, & Lietaer, 1994). However, we ...

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