Experimentation in the teaching and learning of psychotherapy skills

  • Ruth G. Matarazzo
  • Arthur N. Wiens
  • George Saslow
Part of the The Century Psychology Series book series (TCPS)


“Considering the fact that one-third of present-day psychologists have a special interest in the field of psychotherapy, we would expect that a great deal of attention might be given to the problem of training individuals to engage in the therapeutic process. . . . For the most part this field is characterized by a rarity of research and a plenitude of platitudes” (Rogers, 1957). While there have been numerous attempts by psychologists, psychiatrists, and psychoanalysts to improve the teaching of psychotherapy, only a handful of these could be called research efforts designed to answer the question whether particular student behaviors were altered.


Interview Technique Interview Behavior Speech Unit Speech Latency Interview Series 
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  • Ruth G. Matarazzo
  • Arthur N. Wiens
  • George Saslow

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