Empirically supported psychological therapies

Philip C. Kendall
1998 Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology  
This article introduces the special section of the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology on empirically supported psychological therapies. After a discussion of the rationale for the selection of the specific terms in the label, several justifications are considered for conducting and learning from empirical evaluations of psychological therapies. Finally, the process that guided the special section is described.
doi:10.1037//0022-006x.66.1.3 pmid:9489258 fatcat:t6fc4xu5l5dnpin2mc6cjq3fj4