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Wampold to discuss latest edition of, ‘The Great Psychotherapy Debate’

March 14, 2015

UW-Madison’s Bruce Wampold will be giving a talk on Friday, March 20 about his recently released book, “The Great Psychotherapy Debate (second edition).”

The event is being hosted by the Department of Counseling Psychology as part of the Diversity and Social Justice Committee’s Colloquium Series.

Bruce Wampold book coverThe first edition of Wampold’s book was enormously successful in its influence on psychotherapy research and its implications for the provision of psychotherapy to clients across the world. The second edition was co-authored by Zac Imel, an alumnus of UW-Madison’s Department of Counseling Psychology.

At this event, Wampold will share the process that led him to authoring this seminal text and his vision for the provision of psychotherapy in a national and global context.

Wampold is the Patricia L. Wolleat Professor of Counseling Psychology at UW-Madison, and the director of the Research Institute at Modum Bad Psychiatric Center in Vikersund, Norway. 

His hour-long talk begins at 4 p.m. and will be held in Lathrop Hall’s Virginia Harrison Parlor.