Bergin and Garfield's Handbook of Psychotherapy and Behavior Change

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Wiley, Mar 28, 2013 - Psychology - 864 pages
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Praise for Bergin and Garfield's Handbook of Psychotherapyand Behavior Change, Sixth Edition

"Not only is this a unique resource, it is the only book thatall practitioners and researchers must read to ensure that they arein touch with the extraordinary advances that the field has madeover the last years. Many of us have all five previous editions;the current volume is an essential addition to this growing,wonderful series."
—Peter Fonagy, PhD, FBA, Freud Memorial Professor ofPsychoanalysis and Head of the Research Department of Clinical,Educational and Health Psychology, University College London

"As either researcher or clinician living in the contemporaryworld of accountability, this invaluable edition of theHandbook is a must for one's professional library."
—Marvin R. Goldfried, PhD, Distinguished Professor ofPsychology, Stony Brook University

The classic reference on psychotherapy—revised for thetwenty-first century

Keeping pace with the rapid changes that are taking place in thefield, Bergin and Garfield's Handbook of Psychotherapy andBehavior Change, Sixth Edition endures as the most importantoverview of research findings in psychotherapy for professionals,academics, researchers, and students. This bestselling resourcepresents authoritative thinking on the pressing questions, issues,and controversies in psychotherapy research and practice today.

Thorough and comprehensive, the new edition examines:

  • New findings made possible by neuro-imaging and generesearch
  • Qualitative research designs and methods for understandingemotional problems
  • Research in naturalistic settings that capitalizes on thecuriosity of providers of services
  • Practice-relevant findings, as well as methodological issuesthat will help direct future research

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About the author (2013)

MICHAEL J. LAMBERT, PhD, holds an Endowed Chair in Psychology at Brigham Young University where he teaches several clinical psychology courses while maintaining a private practice. His research, conducted over more than thirty years, emphasizes psychotherapy outcome, process, and the measurement of change. He is the coauthor of the Outcome Questionnaire, a measure of treatment effects.

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