Baseline training in cognitive and psychodynamic psychotherapy during a psychologist training program: Exploring client outcomes in therapies of one or two semesters
2012 (English)In: Psychotherapy Research, ISSN 1050-3307, E-ISSN 1468-4381, Vol. 22, no 5, 515-526 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
This effectiveness study explored the outcomes of 187 clients seen by 187 students undergoing baseline training in psychotherapy. Clients reduced their symptoms (SCL-90) and increased their positive self-image (SASB introject) during the therapy. Multiple regression analyses showed no differences between the cognitive and the psychodynamic training approaches and no differences between one and two semesters duration of the therapies. However, 2 - 3% of variance in end states was accounted for by the interaction between the variables, indicating a moderating effect of duration in the two approaches. Outcomes for clients in the cognitive training approach were significantly better with two semesters than with one semester, while there was no such difference in the psychodynamic approach. Consequences for baseline training are discussed.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Routledge, 2012. Vol. 22, no 5, 515-526 p.
psychotherapy training, novice, trainee, hierarchical multiple regression
Research subject Psychology
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-59183DOI: 10.1080/10503307.2012.677332ISI: 000308990400003OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-59183DiVA: diva2:551441