DEBATING ON THE ROLE OF NONSPECIFIC FACTORS: BASIC QUESTIONS
AND OPEN ISSUES IN PSYCHOTHERAPY RESEARCH 

08/04/2022 / ore 18:00-20:30 / platforma Zoom

The event aims to promote a debate on the role of non-specific VS specific factors (i.e.: Are therapeutic factors the same in all psychotherapies?).

Two scientific experts will engage in a discussion proposing opposite theses.

Before and after the speakers’ interventions, participants will be invited to express their position on the two theses.

The event will be introduced by Prof. Francesco Mancini (School of Cognitive Psychotherapy, APC-SPC, Italia).
The event will be moderated by Dr. Guyonne Rogier (University of Genoa, Italy).

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Speakers: 

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PROF. BRUCE, E., WAMPOLD. UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN–MADISON, USA
WAMPOLD, B. E., & IMEL, Z. E. (2015). THE GREAT PSYCHOTHERAPY DEBATE: THE EVIDENCE FOR WHAT MAKES PSYCHOTHERAPY WORK (2ND ED.). ROUTLEDGE.

PROF. IOANA CRISTEA. UNIVERSITY OF PAVIA, ITALY
CRISTEA, I. A., & CUIJPERS, P. (2017). IN THE PURSUIT OF TRUTH, WE SHOULD NOT PRIORITIZE CORRELATIONAL OVER CAUSAL EVIDENCE. PSYCHOTHERAPY RESEARCH, 27(1), 36-37. DOI:10.1080/10503307.2016.1249434

 

PROGRAMME


➢ 6pm – 6:15pm Opening and poll – Prof. Mancini
➢ 6:15pm – 6:45pm Evidence supporting the existence of common factors – Prof. Wampold
➢ 6:45pm – 7:15pm Evidence against the existence of common factors – Prof. Cristea
➢ 7:15pm – 7:30pm Audience’s questions – Dr. Rogier
➢ 7:30 – 7:45pm Speakers’ debate – Prof. Wampold & Prof. Cristea
➢ 7:45 – 8pm Audience’s questions and poll – Dr. Rogier
➢ 8pm – 8:15pm Conclusions – Prof. Mancini

FREE REGISTRATION

The Symposium will take place online on ZOOM.
Friday 08 April 2022 from 5 pm to 7:30pm CET (18:00 - 20:30 Romanian time).

The Symposium will be held in English or Italian (with English translation). 

A certificate of attendance will be delivered at the end of the event.

The Symposium is intended for Psychology and Medicine Students and Graduates, Psychologists, Physicians, Psychotherapists, Psychiatrists, Psychotherapy Students.

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