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Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy

On the Cutting Edge of Modern Developments in Psychotherapy

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12.09.2018 | Original Paper

Metacognitive Interpersonal Therapy for Personality Disorders: The Case of a Man with Obsessive–Compulsive Personality Disorder and Avoidant Personality Disorder

Personality disorders have a deleterious impact on individual quality of life, and are associated with a significant social burden. Despite a broad range of presentations across the various personality disorders, clinical research has shown a …

10.09.2018 | Original Paper

Expanding the Conceptualization of Outcome and Clinical Effectiveness

There is a need for studies that advance our knowledge of therapist effectiveness, expanding the definition of what constitutes therapeutic success. In the present study, four aspects of clinical outcome were analyzed using a sample of highly …

28.08.2018 | Original Paper

Metacognitive Interpersonal Therapy in Groups for Over-Regulated Personality Disorders: A Single Case Study

Individuals with personality disorders (PD) demonstrate poor metacognition, here defined as the capacity to use mental state knowledge for regulation of interpersonal relationships. Metacognitive interpersonal therapy (MIT) targets the symptoms of …

23.08.2018 | Editorial

And the Winner is… Awards for the Integration of Science and Practice in Psychology

Psychotherapists from all fields perform difficult and challenging work, trying to help their clients gain insight into their problems and make lasting changes in their thoughts and behaviors. Unfortunately, too often the work of a psychotherapist …

20.08.2018 | Original Paper

Treatment of Clients with Anxious and Over-controlled Personality Disorders: An International Accord

Personality disorders are common in most clinical settings and their presence can slow or disrupt the treatment process. The present paper examines central issues in the treatment of the anxious and fearful cluster of personality disorders.

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The Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy provides an international forum to explore the complexities and controversies facing psychotherapists. The journal publishes original peer-reviewed articles that critically analyze theory, research, or clinical practice. In addition, it offers empirical studies, panel discussions, essays, case studies, brief reports, and theoretical articles. Psychotherapists and clinical researchers will find this journal an important vehicle to review the challenges of treating a variety of patients.

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