2.1. Are We Improving as a Field?
- The average treated person is better off than 80% of the untreated person.
- Effect size = magnitude of change
Recommended Reading (Optional):
If you are interested in geeking out at the psychotherapy outcomes literature, we highly recommend Bruce Wampold and Zac Imel's 2nd edition of The Great Psychotherapy Debate (2015).
Question: Given what you now know, how might you share this piece of information when a friend or family member asks you about the effectiveness of what you do in psychotherapy?