Michael Lambert, Ph.D., interviewed by Jacqueline Persons, Ph.D.
Why is measuring client progress in therapy important? Michael Lambert, PhD is a prominent psychotherapy researcher who uses monitoring to identify clients at risk for not improving in therapy. In this interview, he and Jacqueline Persons, PhD discuss compelling evidence on clinicians’ inability to identify patient deterioration with their judgment alone, and how to use tools to identify clients who are not responding to treatment. See Lambert, M. J. & Shimokawa, K. (2011). Collecting client feedback. Psychotherapy, 48, 72-79.
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