Why We Need Evidence-Based Psychotherapy Practice Guidelines

William C. Sanderson, PhD

Disclosures

Medscape General Medicine. 2002;4(4) 

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Summary

In the new era of accountability, psychotherapy practice guidelines are an essential step in facilitating the use of treatments with the best supporting evidence for effectiveness. The failure to develop treatment guidelines along with the failure to disseminate EBTs has greatly limited the perceived value of psychotherapy.

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