Mental Health

Can Science Make Psychotherapy More Effective?

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More rigorous scientific training in clinical psychology graduate programs would turn out more competent clinicians, researchers write in Psychological Science in the Public Interest. But not all psychologists agree.


Richard McFall, executive director, Psychological Clinical Science Accreditation System, professor emeritus, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, Bloomington, Ind.

Bruce Wampold, professor and chair, Department of Counseling Psychology, clinical professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison, Wis.

Dianne Chambless, merriam term professor of Psychology, director, Clinical Training, Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa.



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