The Effectiveness of Psychotherapy A Review of Research Prepared for the Irish Council for Psychotherapy by Prof. Alan Carr, Director of Clinical Psychotherapy and Training at UCD.
This review, which shows that psychotherapy is an effective treatment for an extensive range of psychological problems associated with physical illness and major life stresses in both adults and children, was published by the ICP in June 2007. At the launch, Prof. Carr urged the provision of a fully funded national psychotherapy service.Attached are extracts from this research document:
*Preface by Dr. Brion Sweeney, Chair, ICP
Professor Alan Carr has written over 20 books and 200 publications and presentations in the fields of clinical psychology and psychotherapy.