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Revista de la Asociación Española de Neuropsiquiatría

On-line version ISSN 2340-2733Print version ISSN 0211-5735


AVILA ESPADA, Alejandro. Where does psychotherapy go?. Rev. Asoc. Esp. Neuropsiq. [online]. 2003, n.87, pp.67-84. ISSN 2340-2733.

After a brief review of the core issues that integer the concept of psychotherapy, this paper review the main tendencies in the evolution of psychotherapy across several themes: Delivery and demand of services; psychotherapy modalities; main intervention techniques; theoretical frames of reference; The practicing professionals, their trajectories and training environments and transnational exchange; lately research developments are considered. The description of the main challenges that facing psychotherapy and their professionals in a society under deep social and ideological changes are finally considered.

Keywords : Psychotherapy; Tendencies; Profession; Social changes.

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