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 study investigated the system of psychotherapy developed by Milton H. Erikson, M.D. The atheoretical nature of his approach was noted and discussed. A review of the literature about Erickson's work examined the approaches taken by other workers in explaining Erickson's methods. Author: Joseph Adrian Williams, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
In this study, an integrative inpatient group psychotherapy (IGP) program was be evaluated among a heterogeneous diagnostic sample on an acute psychiatric inpatient (API) ward. Author: Peter R. Neal, Northcentral University
This descriptive phenomenological study, pursued through a common factors lens, explored the lived experiences of five licensed/credentialed mental health professionals who included EFP/EAP with Veterans diagnosed with PTSD. Author: Barbara Newell Abrams, Northcentral University
The present study analyzed the transcripts of 24 psychotherapy sessions, one early in the treatment process and one late in the course of treatment, split between six good and six poor outcome cases to explore the utility of Linguistic Inquiry and Word Count (LIWC; Pennebaker, Booth, Boyd, & Francis, 2007) for PMOA; specifically, examining its ability to predict treatment outcome and to track change over time. Author: Jonathan Michael Huston, State University of New York at Buffalo
These works indicate the problematic character of thought that is not in accord with the beautiful, whereby a question is raised regarding how a psychotherapy that is informed by philosophy might make human life more beautiful. Author: Ryan P. Crowley, Pacifica Graduate Institute
This clinical dissertation explores the integration of religion and spirituality in psychotherapy, specifically focusing on Orthodox Judaism. It provides an introduction to Judaism for mental health professionals providing psychotherapy to the Orthodox and non-Orthodox Jewish population. Author: Shirine H. Sateei, Alliant International University
This work presents a theoretical construction of a philosophy of pastoral psychotherapy. It takes as its starting point the need to construct a philosophy of pastoral psychotherapy based in the reality of both a religious and psychological dimension to the experience of psychotherapy. Author: James Robert Amundsen, The Fielding Institute
To address the need for research on how emotions are expressed and regulated in psychotherapy with Middle Eastern clients, this study qualitatively analyzed three psychotherapy cases from a university’s community counseling center’s archival research database. Author: Jennifer Nehme, Pepperdine University
This qualitative study addresses the lived experience of participants in a specific somatic psychotherapy practice, relational somatic psychotherapy (RSP). Author: Lori Gentilini Burri, Pacifica Graduate Institute