Article in Script Magazine (ITAA)

From: Script Magazine VOL. 42, NO. 4  APRIL 2012

Evaluation in Psychotherapy: An Opportunity and a Challenge

by Biljana van Rijn

Standardized evaluation and the development of clinical guidelines for psychotherapy have had a significant impact on services in the United Kingdom. Health organizations are funding short-term, evidence-based treatments, primarily cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). Other evidence-based treatments (e.g., psychoanalytic psychotherapy and person-centered counseling) continue to be recognized. Humanistic and integrative approaches such as transactional analysis are challenged to provide the research evidence base for their work or become marginalized. click here to read more