Evidence-based Psychotherapy: Where Practice and Research Meet

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Carol D. Goodheart, Alan E. Kazdin, Robert J. Sternberg
American Psychological Association, 2006 - Psychology - 295 pages
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"This book engages a broad range of clinical researchers, practitioners, educators, and public policy advocates in a comprehensive discussion of key issues and arguments in the current debate on Evidence-Based Practice (EBP). The editors of this volume present a range of viewpoints on the role and nature of EBP from leading figures in clinical practice and research. Their intent is to instigate a dialogue among mental health professionals. To this end, the book offers distinctive perspectives; seeks common ground; and reveals legitimate differences, unanswered questions, and promising avenues for improving psychotherapy. The chapter authors examine the evolution, politics, treatment approaches, and implications of EBP in psychotherapy. In their introduction and notes between the sections, the editors tie together the book's themes, discuss their implications, and lay out a series of cautions regarding EBP in psychotherapy"--Jacket. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved).

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Contents

Introduction
3
Managed Care
13
Evidence Endeavor and Expertise
37
Copyright

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About the author (2006)

Goodheart has a private practice in Princeton, New Jersey.

Alan E. Kazdin, Ph.D., is the John M. Musser Professor of Psychology and Child Psychiatry at Yale University and Director of the Yale Parenting Center. His work on parenting and childrearing has been featured on NPR, PBS, the BBC, and he has appeared on the Today Show, Good Morning America, ABC News, 20/20, and Dr. Phil. He frequently lectures to parents, educators, and business groups interested in learning the latest research and techniques of childrearing.

Robert J. Sternberg, PhD, is Provost and Senior Vice President as well as Professor of Psychology at Oklahoma State University. His PhD is from Stanford and he holds 11 honorary doctorates. Sternberg is the author of roughly 1250 publications and has won two dozen awards. He is President-Elect of the Federation of Associations of Brain and Behavioral Sciences, President of the International Association for Cognitive Education and Psychology, and a former President of the American Psychological Association.

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