Research on experiential psychotherapies

Robert K. Elliott, L.S. Greenberg, G. Lietaer, Michael J. Lambert (Editor)

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Reviews research on experiential or humanistic psychotherapies, including meta-analysis of outcome research and studies of particular change processes. Outcome meta-analysis shows large client pre-post change, as well as large controlled effects relative to untreated controls and statistical equivalence to nonexperiential psychotherapies, including CBT.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBergin and Garfield's Handbook of Psychotherapy and Behavior Change
Place of PublicationNew York, USA
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons Inc.
Number of pages47
ISBN (Print)0471377554
Publication statusPublished - 2004



  • psychotherapy
  • experiential psychotherapy
  • humanistic psychology

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Elliott, R. K., Greenberg, L. S., Lietaer, G., & Lambert, M. J. (Ed.) (2004). Research on experiential psychotherapies. In Bergin and Garfield's Handbook of Psychotherapy and Behavior Change (Fifth ed., pp. 493-539). New York, USA: John Wiley & Sons Inc..