Essential Research Findings in Counselling and Psychotherapy: The Facts Are Friendly

Essential Research Findings in Counselling and Psychotherapy The Facts Are Friendly Essential Research Findings in Counselling and Psychotherapy provides trainees students practitioners and researchers with a comprehensive introduction to the latest findings in the field Accessible

  • Title: Essential Research Findings in Counselling and Psychotherapy: The Facts Are Friendly
  • Author: Mick Cooper
  • ISBN: 9781847870438
  • Page: 302
  • Format: Paperback
  • Essential Research Findings in Counselling and Psychotherapy provides trainees, students, practitioners and researchers with a comprehensive introduction to the latest findings in the field Accessible even to those with no prior knowledge of research methods, this book sets out the evidence for the effectiveness of therapy in an entirely jargon free way Clearly laying ouEssential Research Findings in Counselling and Psychotherapy provides trainees, students, practitioners and researchers with a comprehensive introduction to the latest findings in the field Accessible even to those with no prior knowledge of research methods, this book sets out the evidence for the effectiveness of therapy in an entirely jargon free way Clearly laying out the factors associated with positive therapeutic outcomes, it gives suggestions for further reading, definitions of key terms, and questions for discussion.

    One thought on “Essential Research Findings in Counselling and Psychotherapy: The Facts Are Friendly”

    1. One of the few books on the topic accessible to someone outside the field. I've read droves of critiques and historical accounts of the discipline of psychotherapy so it's only fair that I read a defense as well. This book, however, is feeble at best. In the introductory chapter, for example, the book advises therapists to treat scientific research into the efficacy of psychotherapeutic techniques as you would advice from a friend: take what you want and reject the rest. The opening chapter devo [...]

    2. Read about two thirds of this book. I liked the approachability and the step-by-step definition of psychotherapy research terminology. The book included qualitative research findings as well as quantitative. I preferred (what felt like) the more rigorous "The Great Psychotherapy Debate: Models, Methods and Findings" by Bruce E. Wampold but I acknowledge that many people will not share my preference.

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