Initial development of a measure to link psychotherapy-seeking adults with appropriate theoretically derived treatment
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A multitude of differing theoretical approaches to psychotherapy exist in practice today. Many researchers have attempted to prove the superior effectiveness of one theoretical approach over another, yet most findings point to the overall equal effectiveness of psychotherapy across such theoretical approaches, a phenomenon known as the "do-do bird verdict." While some investigators continue to focus research efforts on therapists' approaches to treatment, more emphasis is being placed on clients' contribution to the therapeutic process. Despite this shift, little research exists that investigates ...