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Practice-Based Research Priority Setting Conference
On November 17th, 2012 the PPRNet was launched with the inaugural Practice-Based Research Priority Setting Conference at the Hilton Garden Inn in Ottawa, Canada. During this conference, participants comprised of psychotherapy clinicians, educators, and researchers, listened to talks about current trends in psychotherapy research, and about practice-based research in psychotherapy. Our keynote speaker, Dr. Louis Castonguay, delivered an animated talk entitled, "Repairing Alliance Ruptures Between Research and Practice: Contributions Of Practice Research Networks toward Understanding and Improving Psychotherapy." Please see his bio below. Throughout the day, participants also collaborated with their colleagues in small working groups designed to generate research priorities that are important to clinicians and their clients.
Psychotherapy Practice-Based Research Priorities: A Qualitative Analysis of 10 Clinician Focus Groups.
- Psychotherapy Practice-Based Research Priorities: A Qualitative Analysis of 10 Clinician Focus Groups Report (481 KB)
Louis G. Castonguay, Ph.D. is a Professor at the Department of Psychology at Penn State University. With more than 120 publications (including four co-edited books), his scholarly work and research focus on different aspects of the process of change and training, especially within the context of integration of psychotherapy. He is also involved in the investigation of the efficacy of new integrative treatments for generalized anxiety disorder and depression, and the development of Practice Research Networks aimed at facilitating the collaboration between clinicians and researchers. He has received several recognitions from the APA Division of Psychotherapy: including the Distinguished Psychologist Award for his life time contributions to the field of psychotherapy. He also served as President of the North American Society for Psychotherapy Research, as well as the International Society for Psychotherapy Research.
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