Change Processes in Child Psychotherapy

Revitalizing Treatment and Research

Stephen R. Shirk and Robert L. Russell

August 2, 1996
ISBN 9781572300958
Price: $69.00
395 Pages
Size: 6" x 9"

Stephen R. Shirk, Ph.D., is Director of the Child Study Center and Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Denver. He has authored a variety of papers on the role of developmental processes in child treatment, and has edited a volume on child therapy and development entitled Cognitive Development and Child Psychotherapy. The focus of his current research is on interpersonal processes in child psychotherapy and child psychopathology.

Robert L. Russell, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychology at Loyola University Chicago. He has authored numerous journal articles on psychotherapy process and outcome, and has edited special sections on psychotherapy research in the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, and Clinical Psychology Review. He has also edited two books, Language in Psychotherapy: Strategies of Discovery and Reassessing Psychotherapy Research. In 1989 he was awarded the Early Career Contribution Award by the Society for Psychotherapy Research. His current work focuses on discourse and narrative processes in child and adult psychotherapy and in the social adjustment of learning disabled and conduct disordered children.