Research papers

Papers evidencing factors common to all psychotherapies as central to positive treatment outcomes

This post is simply a list, to be added to, of research papers evidencing factors common to all types of counselling and psychotherapy which are cited as influencing treatment outcomes.  Please feel free to add suggestions!

Norcross, J. C., & Wampold, B. E. (2011). Evidence-based therapy relationships: research conclusions and clinical practices. Psychotherapy, 48 (1), 98-102.

http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0022161

Norcross & Wampold: discussion on Drug & Alcohol Findings (website).

Laska, K. M., Gurman, A. S., & Wampold, B. E. (2014). Expanding the lens of evidence-based practice in psychotherapy: a common factors perspective. Psychotherapy, 51(4), 467-481.

http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0034332

Zuroff, D.C. & Blatt, S.J. (2006). The therapeutic relationship in the brief treatment of depression: contributions to clinical improvement and enhanced adaptive capacities. J Consult Clin Psychol. 74, 130-40.

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