Content: Global student dissertations and literature reviews.
Purpose: Use for foundational research, to locate test instruments and data, and more.
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The ProQuest Dissertations & Theses database (PQDT) is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses. It is the database of record for graduate research, with over 2.3 million dissertations and theses included from around the world.
The purpose of this study is to understand the process of establishing a private practice while examining the development of the professional identity of private practice therapists. Author: Melanie Baruch, The University of Manitoba.
The present dissertation is a product development of a resource manual for Marriage and Family Therapy/Psychology graduate students who desire to establish a private practice. Author: Kelli Jarvis, Alliant International University, San Diego.
The intent of this exploratory study was to investigate various components directly related to the application and delivery of psychological services in a private practice setting. Author: Chris J. Kozora, Pepperdine University.
Research findings highlight that psychology programs have been slow to adapt to the shift in curricular needs, and have suggested that Clinical Training Directors (CTDs) do not value practice management topics as part of graduate training. Author: Michelle Maciel, Alliant International University.
This study explored the factors related to the degree of rigor in psychologists' fee policies. It was predicted that the more rigorous the fee policy the greater the dominance, and training and experience in handling fee matters, and the lower the nurturance. Author: Randi Jean Wortman, California School of Professional Psychology - Berkeley/Alameda.
This study explores the relationship between counselor financial satisfaction, financial stress, compassion satisfaction, burnout and counselor money practices among counselors in private practice. Author: Jeannie Falkner, The University of Mississippi.
This study examines practitioners' experiences and perceptions around the fee transaction in the therapy room, in an attempt to explore whether a taboo remains in this area. Author: Susan Doherty, University of Chester.