|SPR Interest Section on Therapist Training and Development (SPRISTAD)|
The SPR Interest Section on Therapist Training and Development has been formed: (a) to promote scientific research on the processes and outcomes of psychotherapist training and development; (b) to facilitate collaboration among members in planning, discussion, and conduct of methodologically sound, theoretically balanced, and clinically relevant studies on the selection, training, supervision, continuing education, and professional development of psychotherapists; and (c) to support the dissemination of research-based knowledge of therapist training and development for the benefit of scientific, clinical, and mental health policy communities.
Founding year of the interest group
Activities of the interest group
“SPRISTAD Study of Psychotherapy Trainees”
The interest group currently has more than 200 member from all chapters.
The currently elected SPRISTAD officers and Steering Committee are:
Michael Helge Rønnestad (Chair, June 2016-June 2018)
Bernhard Strauss (Past Chair, June 2014-June 2016)
How to become a member
As a special section within the Society for Psychotherapy Research, SPRISTAD invites the participation of all interested SPR members. Applications for membership can be made to the current SPRISTAD Chair via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Michael Helge Rønnestad, Dept. of Psychology, University of Oslo, Norway
6/21/2017 » 6/24/2017
48th International Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada
9/20/2017 » 9/22/2017
UK & European Chapter Conference Oxford 2017