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Current "Open Access" Books & Articles

First of all, we have some Real Surprises for you! 

Here are several "Open Access" books & articles for you to read - if you so wish.
You can download them "free-of-charge".

"The Making of a Therapist" by Louis Cozolino.
Please click here.

"Theory and Practice of Counseling and Psychotherapy, (8th Ed.)" by Gerald Corey. 
Please click here.

"Refinding the Object and Reclaiming the Self", by David E. Scharff. 
Please click here.

"Handbook for Theory, Research, and Practice in Gestalt Therapy", edited by Philip Brownell. 
Please clickhere.

"Theories of Psychotherapy and Counselling: Concepts and Cases" by Richard S. Sharaf.
Please click here.


"The Psychotherapy Guidebook: Easy to understand descriptions of 255 different therapies (2nd Ed.)", edited by Richie Herink & Paul R. Herink.
Please click here.

"Gestalt Therapy: 100  Key Points & Techniques", by Dave Mann. 
Please click here.

"The Social Science of Empathy", edited by Jean Decety & William Ickes. 
Please click here.

"How Does Psychotherapy Work?" by Martha Stark.
Please click here.

"Schools of Psychotherapy and the Beginnings of a Scientific Approach" by James F. Boswell, Brian A. Sharpless, Leslie S. Greenberg, Laurie Heatherington, Jonathan D. Huppert, Jacques P. Barber, Marvin R. Goldfried, and Louis G. Castonguay
Please click here.

"Some Aspects of Empathy in the Process of Psychotherapy: Learning from Indian Tradition" by Raghubir Singh Pirta.
Please click here.

"Terror in Psychotherapy: The New Zealand Lecturesby Lawrence Hedges (Ed.).
Please click here.

"The Effectiveness of Psychotherapy: A Review of Research" by Alan Carr.
Please click here.

There are also a number of "Open Access" (i.e. free) articles available here:

  • Holmqvist, R., Philips, B. & Barkham, M. (2013).Developing practice-based evidence: Benefits, challenges, and tensions. Psychotherapy Research, 25(1) pp.20-31. 
    Please click here.
  • Duncan, B.L. & Reese, R.J. (2013). Empirically Supported Treatments, Evidence-Based Treatments, and Evidence-Based Practice. In: G. Stricker, T.A. Widiger & I.B. Weiner (Eds.), Handbook of Psychology: Clinical Psychology, (pp. 489–513). New York: John Wiley & Son.
    Please click here.
  • Miller, S.D., Hubble, D.L., Chow, D.L. & Seidel, J.A.  (2013). The Outcome of Psychotherapy: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow. Psychotherapy, Vol. 50(1), pp. 88-97. 
    Please click here.
  • Reed, G.M., Kihlstrom, J.F. & Messer, S.B. (2006).What Qualifies as Evidence of Effective Practice?  In: J.C. Norcross, L.E. Beutler, & R.F. Levant (Eds.), Evidence-based practices in mental health: Debate and dialogue on the fundamental questions, (p. 13–55). American Psychological Association. 
    Please click here.
  • Buchanan, R.D. & Haslam, N. (2019). The Development of Psychotherapy in the Modern Era. Article submitted for review.  
    Please click here.

  • Sunderani, S. (2016). Therapist Self-Disclosure with Clients from Diverse Backgrounds. A thesis submitted for MA degree, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto. 
    Please click here.

  • Kaplowitz, M.J., Safran, J.D. & Muran, C.J. (2011). Impact of Therapist Emotional Intelligence on Psychotherapy. Journal of Nervous & Mental Disease, 199, 2, pp. 74-83.
    Please click here.

  • Castonguay, L.G. & Boswell, J. Constantino, M.J., Goldfried, M.R. & Hill, C.E. (2010). Training Implications of Harmful Effects of Psychological Treatments. American Psychologist, 65(1), pp. 34-39. 
    Please click here.

  • Holtforth M.G. & Micjalak, J. (2012). Motivation in Psychotherapy. In: R.M. Ryan (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Human Motivation (1st Ed.), (pp. 441-461). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
    Please click here.
  • Nissen-Lie, H.A., Havik, O.E., Høglend, P.A., Monsen, J.T. & Rønnestad, M.H. (2013). The Contribution of the Quality of Therapists’Personal Lives to the Development of the Working Alliance.  Journal of Counselling Psychology, 60(4), pp. 483-495. 
    Please click here.

  • Stiles, W.B., Shapiro, D.A. & Elliot, R. (1986). Are All Psychotherapies Equivalent? American Psychologist, Vol. 41(2), pp. 165-180. 
    Please click here.
  • Banerji, P. & Basu, J. (2014). Therapeutic Relationship as a Change Agent: An Interpretive Phenomenological Analysis. Journal of Humanistic Psychology, 56, 2, 171-193.
    Please click here.

  • Henton, I. (2012). Practice-based Research and Counselling Psychology: A critical review and proposal. Counselling Psychology Review. Vol. 27(3), pp. 11-28. 
    Please click here.
  • Larrivee, D. & Echarte, L. (2017). Contemplative Meditation and Neuroscience: Prospects for Mental Health. Journal of Religious Health, 57(6), pp. 960-978. 
    Please click here.

  • Angus, L., Hayes, J.A., Anderson, T., Ladany, N., Castonguay, L.G. & Muran, J.C. (2010). Future Directions: Emerging opportunities and challenges in psychotherapy research. In: L.G. Castonguay, J.C. Muran, L.Angus, J.A. Hayes, N. Ladany, & T. Anderson (Eds.),  Bringing Psychotherapy Research to Life: Understanding change through the work of leading clinical researchers, (p. 353–362). American Psychological Association. 
    Please click here.

  • Boswell, J.F., Nelson, D.L., Nordberg, S.S., McAleavey, A.A. & Castonoguay, L.G. (2020). Competency in Integrative Psychotherapy: Perspectives on Training & Supervision. Psychotherapy, Theory, Research, Practice & Training, 47, 1, 3-11.
    Please click here.

  • Nielsen, C.I.P. (2019). Post-mortem Consciousness: Views of psychotherapists and their influence on the work with clients. Ph.D. thesis submitted to University of Chester.
    Please click here.

  • Boswell, James F. & Castonguay, Louis G. (2007). Psychotherapy Training: Suggestions for core ingredients and future research. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training, 44, 4, 378-383.
    Please click here.

  • Cheng, Fung Kei (2018). The Compatibility of Person-Centred Therapy and Buddhist Teachings. International Journal of Integrative Psychotherapy, 9, 1-55.
    Please click here.

  • Cockburn, Wade H. (2013). The Somatic Relationship Between Mind-Body Therapists and their Parents: A grounded theory study.  D.Phil. dissertation submitted to Chicago School of Professional Psychology.
    Please click here.

  • Watkins, C. Edward, Jr. & Scaturo, Douglas J. (2013). Toward an Integrative, Learning-Based Model of Psychotherapy Supervision: Supervisory alliance, educational interventions, and supervise learning/relearning. Journal of Psychotherapy Integration, 23, 1, 75-95.
    Please click here.


Then, from our own issues of the IJP, we have:

On-going 'Special Issue' on "Psychotherapy vs. Spirituality"

  We have created an on-going 'Special Issue' on "Psychotherapy vs. Spirituality".
This 'Special Issue' is available here, online, and free and it will also be added to periodically. 

To download:
Part 1 of this 'Special Issue' 

(published in Vol. 21, No. 1.); 

click here.

Part 2 

of this 'Special Issue' 

(published in Vol. 22, No. 2.); 

click here.

Part 3 

of this 'Special Issue' 

(published in Vol. 23, No. 2.); 

click here

.

Part 4 

of this 'Special Issue' 

(published in Vol. 24, No. 2.); 

click here

.