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Shadish, William R.; And Others – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1993
Conducted meta-analysis of 163 randomized trials to examine differences in outcome associated with different theoretical orientations, differences between marital and family therapies versus individual therapies, clinical significance of therapy outcome, differences between marital versus family therapies in both outcomes and problems treated, and…
Descriptors: Counseling Effectiveness, Family Counseling, Marriage Counseling, Meta Analysis
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Haldeman, Douglas C. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1994
Notes that, despite declassification of homosexuality as mental illness, efforts to sexually reorient lesbians and gay men continue. Examines construct of sexual orientation. Reviews literature in psychotherapeutic and religious conversion therapies, finding no evidence that such treatments are effective in their intended purpose. Establishes need…
Descriptors: Classification, Counseling Effectiveness, Counseling Techniques, Ethics
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Engels, Gemma I.; And Others – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1993
Meta-analysis of 28 controlled studies on rational-emotive therapy (RET) showed RET superior to placebo and no treatment, but equally effective in comparison with treatments such as combination therapies and systematic desensitization. No support was found for view that RET with main or balanced emphasis on behavioral techniques is more…
Descriptors: Counseling Effectiveness, Counseling Techniques, Foreign Countries, Meta Analysis
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Holloway, Elizabeth; Neufeldt, Susan Allstetter – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1995
Discusses supervisory efficacy in training psychotherapists as it relates to trainees' attitudes, beliefs, and skills; trainee's performance in the therapist role; interactional process events in supervision and psychotherapy; and client change. Addresses research gaps on the relation of therapist performance and client change to supervision and…
Descriptors: Counseling Effectiveness, Counselor Client Relationship, Counselor Training, Graduate Study
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Stein, David M.; Lambert, Michael J. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1995
Reviews sources of indirect evidence supporting the value of graduate training in psychotherapy. Discusses training protocols that are known to enhance trainees' skills and summarizes a meta-analysis of therapy outcome studies involving within-study comparisons of psychotherapists of different levels of training and experience. Other research is…
Descriptors: Counseling Effectiveness, Counselor Training, Graduate Study, Higher Education
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Yutrzenka, Barbara A. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1995
Argues for the inclusion of ethnic and cultural diversity in professional psychology training, particularly the impact of this training on treatment outcome. Reviews the empirical literature examining both the direct and indirect linkages between ethnic and cross-cultural training and outcome. Identifies limitations of this research. Contains over…
Descriptors: Counseling Effectiveness, Counselor Training, Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Awareness
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Wolfe, Barry E.; Goldfried, Marvin R. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1988
Describes National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) workshop (March 1986) which invited 14 psychotherapy researchers to consider key issues associated with psychotherapy integration. Discusses recommendations developed to initiate a research program encompassing conceptual clarification, efficacy studies of systematic eclectic therapies, the role…
Descriptors: Counseling, Counseling Effectiveness, Counseling Techniques, Counselor Training