Evidence-Based Counselling and Psychological Therapies assesses the impact of the international drive towards evidence-based health care on NHS policy and the provision of the psychological services in the NHS.
An outstanding range of contributors provide an overview of evidence-based health care and the research methods that underpin it, demonstrating its effect on policy, provision, practitioners and patients. Their thought-provoking chapters look at a variety of relevant issues including:
* generating and implementing evidence
* cost-effectiveness issues
* practical guidelines
* practitioner research
Evidence-Based Counselling and Psychological Therapies is essential for mental health professionals and trainees concerned with this movement which is having, and will continue to have a huge impact on the purchasing, provision and practice of health care.

part |75 pages

What is evidence-based health care?

chapter |11 pages

Evidence-based psychological therapies

ByNancy Rowland, Stephen Goss

chapter |17 pages

The drive towards evidence-based health care

ByMark Baker, Jos Kleijnen

chapter Chapter 3|14 pages

Towards evidence-based health care

ByBrian Ferguson, Ian Russell

chapter |13 pages

Economics issues

ByAlan Maynard

chapter |19 pages

Evidence-based psychotherapy

An overview
ByGlenys Parry

part |68 pages

Generating the evidence

chapter |18 pages

Rigour and relevance

The role of practice-based evidence in the psychological therapies
ByMichael Barkham, John Mellor-Clark

part |61 pages

Synthesising the evidence

chapter |24 pages

Systematic reviews in mental health

BySimon Gilbody, Amanda Sowden

chapter |15 pages

Getting evidence into practice

ByStephen Goss, Nancy Rowland