Mechanisms of Therapeutic Change

  • Theodore WassermanEmail author
  • Lori Drucker Wasserman
Part of the Neural Network Model: Applications and Implications book series (NNMAI)


Mechanisms of therapeutic change are rarely studied in psychotherapy. It is truly remarkable that after decades of psychotherapy research, clinical researchers cannot confidently provide an evidence-based explanation for how or why even our most effective interventions produce change. There are few studies and of these almost none meet the criteria of establishing an associated time line between the mechanism and behavior change


Transtheoretical model of change Continuum models of change Subthalamic nucleus Status quo Accumulation-to-bound models 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for Neurocognitive Learning TherapyWasserman & Drucker PABoca RatonUSA

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