- 名古屋大学大学院教育発達科学研究科紀要. 心理発達科学 (ISSN:13461729)
- vol.54, pp.135-142, 2007-12-28
The purpose of this article was to overview researches of therapists in Japan. In this study, researches of therapists was surveyed from 3 points of view — (1) characteristics of therapists and therapists’ factors of treatment effects, (2) education and training for therapists, (3) professional growth of therapists. As a result, it was showed that there were not a lot of researches of therapists in Japan. In (1) field, the researches mostly reexamined ones in other countries. In (2) field, master therapists or educators discussed education and training for therapists, but there were a few researches to show training effects. In (3) field, therapists’ developing models in the USA were introduced, but the developing model of Japanese therapists was not proposed as yet. Finally, this study mentioned the tasks to overcome the existing problems and to development researches of clinical psychologists in Japan.