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Achieving Lasting Change: An Interview with John Norcross

John C. Norcross, PhD, is an internationally recognized expert on behavioral change, as well as a Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of Scranton and an Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at SUNY Upstate Medical University. Dr. Norcross specializes in psychotherapy, clinical training and behavioral change. Dr. Norcross has authored over 300 publications and edited or co-written 22 professional books, including his acclaimed…

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VIDEO: Dr. John C. Norcross on What Does Not Work in Psychotherapy

Dr. John C. Norcross discusses specific practices and psychological tests that do not work in psychotherapy. The following transcript contains part of an exclusive interview with Dr. Lisa Firestone and Dr. John C. Norcross. LF: So we’ve talked a lot about what works in psychotherapy. But can you say a little bit about what doesn’t? JN: Sure. We’ve been doing research over the last 10 or 15 years, trying to complement what works with identifying…

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VIDEO: Dr. John C. Norcross on Neuroscience and Psychotherapy

Dr. John Norcross discusses new findings in neuroscience and their impact on psychotherapy. The following transcript contains part of an exclusive interview with Dr. Lisa Firestone and Dr. John C. Norcross. LF: And what do you think about all the new findings in neuroscience? Are they really informing psychotherapy or are they not so important? JN: Well, I’m excited by it. But my answer is, really; not much — and profoundly influencing…

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Video: Dr. John Norcross on the future of psychotherapy

  Dr. John Norcross talks about his view of the future of psychotherapy The following transcript contains part of an exclusive interview with Dr. Lisa Firestone and Dr. John C. Norcross.   LF: So, what do you see as kind of the future of psychotherapy, particularly of integrative psychotherapy? JN: You know, every ten years, Jim Petrowski and I conduct a Delphi poll of expert psychotherapists about what’s going to occur in the next 10…

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Dr. Video: Dr. John Norcross on training options for interpretive psychotherapy

Dr. John Norcross on training options for interpretive psychotherapy LF: Where can interns find training in interpretive psychotherapy? JN: Oh, lots of places these days. It’s integration or the older term, eclecticism, remains the modal theoretical orientation of psychologists, psychiatrists, counselors and social workers. So, in virtually all graduate programs, anywhere between a quarter and a third of the faculty will say, “I’m integrative…

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The Scientific Approach to Changing Your Life

Last year, a poll indicated that only one in three Americans is reportedly “very happy.” Maybe this surprises you or maybe it doesn’t, but what it likely tells us is that the majority of the population is looking for a change. Whether it’s their job, their relationship, their city or themselves, most people have something on their minds that’s leaving them less than fulfilled. And as the saying goes, real change begins with us. Last year, New…

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Dr. John Norcross on what does not work in psychotherapy

Dr. John Norcross discusses specific practices and psychological tests that do not work in psychotherapy LF: So we’ve talked a lot about what works in psychotherapy. But can you say a little bit about what doesn’t? JN: Sure. We’ve been doing research over the last 10 or 15 years, trying to complement what works with identifying a consensus of what doesn’t. And most of this research has been done with Dr. Jerry Coucher. And the thought is, we…

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Video: Dr. John Norcross on neuroscience and the impact on psychotherapy

Dr. John Norcross discusses new findings in neuroscience and their impact on psychotherapy LF: And what do you think about all the new findings in neuroscience? Are they really informing psychotherapy or are they not so important? JN: Well, I’m excited by it. But my answer is, really; not much — and profoundly influencing it. The ‘not much’ comes from those of us who already believed there was a brain. I suppose if you started out with…

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Video: Dr. John Norcross on the future of psychotherapy

Dr. John Norcross talks about his view of the future of psychotherapy LF: So, what do you see as kind of the future of psychotherapy, particularly of integrative psychotherapy? JN: You know, every ten years, Jim Petrowski and I conduct a Delphi poll of expert psychotherapists about what’s going to occur in the next 10 years. We do so because we know using this Delphi method, it’s far more accurate forecasting, and also, because one or two…

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Video: Dr. John Norcross on the impact of a therapist’s confidence

Dr. John Norcross discusses the impact of a therapist’s confidence on the outcome of a therapeutic endeavor LF: Isn’t there some research showing that if you don’t – how much the therapist believes in what they’re doing has a big effect, as well? JN: Yeah. It’s our hope – you know, most of us talk about kind hope and positive expectations, and indeed, that’s quite powerful in predicting who does well in psychotherapy. But it’s our confidence…

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