History of Psychotherapy: A Century of Change

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Item #: 4316200
ISBN: 978-1-55798-149-3
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Copyright: 1992
Format: Hardcover
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History of Psychotherapy: A Century of Change addresses the history, evolution, current trends, and future prospects of psychotherapy. More than sixty leading authorities discuss psychotherapy's European/ Victorian rudiments, provide thorough reviews of theoretical frameworks, and present reports on the major U.S. psychotherapy research centers. History of Psychotherapy also includes historic contributions of women and ethnic minority practitioners, and material concerning psychotherapeutic work with both children and the elderly.

Developed under the auspices of the Division of Psychotherapy (Division 29)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors

—Rollo May

—Donald K. Freedheim


I. One Hundred Years of Psychotherapy: An Introduction

  1. 1892: An Epistolary Reconstruction
    —Jane W. Kessler
  2. Psychotherapy to 1992: A Historically Situated Interpretation
    —Philip Cushman
  3. A Century of Psychotherapy: Economic and Environmental Influences
    —Gary R. VandenBos, Nicholas A. Cummings, and Patrick H. DeLeon

II. Theoretical Perspectives in Psychotherapy

—Stanley B. Messer and Paul L. Wachtel

  1. Psychoanalytic Theories of Psychotherapy
    —Morris N. Eagle and David L. Wolitzky
  2. Evolution and Differentiation Within Behavior Therapy: A Theoretical and Epistemological Review
    —Daniel B. Fishman and Cyril M. Franks
  3. Humanistic Approaches to Psychotherapy
    —Laura N. Rice and Leslie S. Greenberg
  4. Development of Family Systems Theory
    —Philip J. Guerin, Jr. and David R. Chabot
  5. Integrative Theories of Therapy
    —Hal Arkowitz

III. Psychotherapy Research

—Hans H. Strupp

  1. A Brief History of Psychotherapy Research
    —Hans H. Strupp and Kenneth I. Howard
  2. Major Issues in Psychotherapy Research
    —Sol L. Garfield
  3. Achievements and Limitations of Psychotherapy Research
    —Michael J. Lambert and Allen E. Bergin
  4. Historical Developments in Research Centers
    1. The Johns Hopkins Psychotherapy Research Project
      —Jerome D. Frank
    2. The Penn Research Project
      —Lester Luborsky
    3. The Menninger Project
      —Robert S. Wallerstein
    4. The Chicago Northwestern Studies
      —Kenneth I. Howard and David E. Orlinsky
    5. Outcome Research
      —Allen E. Bergin
    6. A Program of Clinical Research on Depression
      —Peter M. Lewinsohn
    7. The Langley Porter Projects
      —Mardi J. Horowitz
    8. The Temple Psychotherapy Project
      —R. Bruce Sloane and Fred R. Staples
    9. The Development of an Anxiety Research Clinic
      —David H. Barlow
    10. The Mt. Zion Psychotherapy Research Group
      —Harold Sampson and Joseph Weiss
    11. The Vanderbilt Center for Psychotherapy Research
      —William P. Henry and Hans H. Strupp
    12. The NIMH Treatment of Depression Collaborative Research Program
      —Morris B. Parloff and Irene Elkin

IV. The Practice of Psychotherapy

—Herbert J. Freudenberger and Donald K. Freedheim

  1. Evolution of Practice in Child Psychotherapy
    —Gerald P. Koocher and Eugene J. D'Angelo
  2. Women in Psychotherapy: Selected Contributions
    —Nancy Felipe Russo and Agnes N. O'Connell
  3. Psychotherapy and the Older Adult
    —Bob G. Knight, Miriam Kelly, and Margaret Gatz
  4. Psychotherapy and Ethnic Minorities
    —Vickie M. Mays and George W. Albee
  5. Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Techniques
    —Zanvel A. Liff
  6. Behavior Therapy
    —Carol R. Glass and Diane B. Arnkoff
  7. Carl Rogers and Client/Person-Centered Therapy
    —Fred M. Zimring and Nathaniel J. Raskin
  8. Cognitive Therapy and Psychotherapy Integration
    —Diane B. Arnkoff and Carol R. Glass
  9. Psychotherapy in Groups
    —Max Rosenbaum, Martin Lakin, and Howard B. Roback

V. Education and Training in Psychotherapy

—Donald R. Peterson

  1. The Academic Department
    —Louis D. Cohen
  2. Postdoctoral Training: Toward Professionalism
    —Bernard F. Riess
  3. The Veterans Administration and Its Training Program in Psychology
    —Dana L. Moore
  4. The Professional School Movement
    —George Stricker and Nicholas A. Cummings
  5. The Doctor of Psychology Degree
    —Donald R. Peterson
  6. Research on Training for Psychotherapy
    —Ruth G. Matarazzo and Ann M. Garner

VI. Conclusion

  1. Into the Future: Retrospect and Prospect in Psychotherapy
    —John C. Norcross and Donald K. Freedheim


About the Editors

Editor Bios

Donald K. Freedheim, PhD, has been an editor for most of his professional life. He founded the journals The Clinical Psychologist and Professional Psychology. He is currently completing his second term as editor of Psychotherapy and is coauthor of a chapter on psychotherapy research in the Handbook of Clinical Child Psychology (Wiley, 1983). He has been on the psychology faculty at Case Western Reserve University since 1960 and is also in part-time clinical practice. In addition, he is past president of the Division of Psychotherapy of the APA).

Herbert J. Freudenberger, PhD, is an independent practitioner in New York City. He is the author of Burnout: The High Cost of High Achievement (Anchor, 1980).

Jane W. Kessler, PhD, is Distinguished Professor of Psychology Emeriti at Case Western Reserve University and the author of Psychopathology of Childhood (Prentice-Hall, 1988), which is in its second edition.

Stanley B. Messer, PhD, is professor of clinical psychology at Rutgers University. He is coeditor and contributor to Psychoanalytic Therapy and Behavior Therapy: Is Integration Possible? (Plenum Press, 1984) and to Hermeneutics and Psychological Theory (Rutgers University Press, 1988). He was formerly associate editor of American Psychologist.

Donald R. Peterson, PhD, professor emeritus at Rutgers University, was the founder of the Doctor of Psychology program at the University of Illinois and first dean of the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology at Rutgers University. He has published widely in the area of professional education in psychology.

Hans H. Strupp, PhD, is Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Vanderbilt University. He is past president of the Society for Psychotherapy Research and coauthor of Psychotherapy in a New Key: A Guide to Time-Limited Dynamic Psychotherapy (Basic Books, 1984).

Paul L. Wachtel, PhD, is Distinguished Professor of Psychology at City University of New York. He is author of Psychoanalysis and Behavior Therapy (Basic Books, 1977) and Action and Insight (Guilford Press, 1987).