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Research: Is therapy effective?

(Seligman, 1995)

Consumer Reports evaluation of therapy

1) Tx by mental health professionals usually works
2) Long-term tx is better than short term
3) no difference between therapy alone vs therapy with meds
4) no difference between modalities

2

Research: How does therapy work?

(Strupp, 1989)
The emotional connection between therapist and pt was most vital curative factor in therapy

3

The fundamental rule of psychoanalysis

(Thompson, 2004)
Something the client agrees to, to be honest through free associaton

4

The definition of psychotherapy

(Prochaska & Norcross, 2003)
"the informed and intentional application of clinical method, derived from established psychological principles, for the purpose of assisting an individual in modifying cognitive, affective, behavioral, and other personal functioning in a direction deemed desirable by the patient.

5

Research: What determines how effective therapy is

(orlinsky & hward, 1978)
-In 12 of 15 studies, patient perception of empathy was critically important

6

Ethical Standards Section 1

(APA, 2010)

Resolving Ethical Issues

7

Ethical Standards Section 2

(APA, 2010)
Competence

8

Ethical Standards Section 3

(APA, 2010)
Human Relations

9

Ethical Standards Section 4

(APA, 2010)
Privacy & Confidentitality

10

Ethical Standards Section 5

(APA, 2010)
Advertising and Other Public Statement

11

Ethical Standards Section 6

(APA, 2010)
Record Keeping and Fees

12

Ethical Standards Section 7

(APA, 2010)
Education and Training

13

Ethical Standards Section 8

(APA, 2010)
Research and Publication

14

Ethical Standards Section 9

(APA, 2010)
Assessment

15

Ethical Standard Section 10

(APA, 2010)
Therapy

16

Duty to warn: case law

(Supreme Court of California 1976) Tarasoff vs. Regents of the U of Cali




17

Duty to Warn: Michigan Law




(Michigan Public Health Code, 1978, 501.4.2.7)




18

Child Protection Act




(Michigan Law, 1988; 722.623)




19

HIPAA




(Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, 1996)