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PACFA publishes a range of resources to help build the evidence-base for the effectiveness of counselling and psychotherapy and to provide resources for practising counsellors and psychotherapists.

In addition, PACFA publishes PACJA, the Psychotherapy and Counselling Journal of Australia.

PACFA’s first book was published in 2015. For details go to the Psychotherapy and Counselling: Reflections on Practice page.

 

Occasional Research Papers Date Download
Literature review of the evidence-base for the effectiveness of hypnotherapy February 2016 PDF

 

Literature Reviews Date Download
The effectiveness of spiritual/religious interventions in psychotherapy and counselling: a review of the recent literature June 2015 PDF
The effectiveness of Body-oriented psychotherapy July 2014 PDF
The effectiveness of psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic psychotherapy: A literature review of recent international and Australian research July 2014 PDF
The effectiveness of supportive counselling, based on Rogerian principles: A systematic review of recent international and Australian research May 2014 PDF
The effectiveness of expressive arts therapies: A review of the literature November 2013 PDF
The effectiveness of psychodynamic psychotherapy: A systematic review of recent international and Australian research December 2012 PDF
The effectiveness of family and relationship therapy: A review of the literature July 2012 PDF
A resource for counsellors and psychotherapists working with clients suffering from anxiety February 2009 PDF
A resource for counsellors and psychotherapists working with clients suffering from depression February 2009 PDF
A resource for counsellors and psychotherapists working with clients suffering from eating disorders February 2009 PDF
A resource for counsellors and psychotherapists working with clients suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder May 2009 PDF

 

Reports Date Download
Australian psychotherapists and counsellors: A study of therapists, therapeutic work, and professional development. December 2012 PDF
Best Practice Self-Regulation Report February 2008 PDF

 

Books Date Purchase
Psychotherapy and counselling: Reflections on practice 2015 Go to page