Evidence Based Practice Resources

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Evidence-Based Practices Resource Center.

  • Features a U.S. Government funded evidence based practice search engine.
  • Replaces the National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs & Practices (NREPP) database.

Therapy Advisor

  • Information on numerous evidence based practices. Therapy Advisor has informations for clients as well as counselors.

American Psychological Association (APA) Division 12: Research-Supported Psychological Treatments

  • A list of evidence based practices, with the option to view treatments by disorder.

Nathan, P. E., & Goreman, J. M. (2007). A guide to treatments that work. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

  • This link goes to the book on the Google Books website. This book contains information on evidence based practices for a number of mental health disorders.

The American Psychological Association's (APA) Recognition of Psychotherapy Effectiveness

  • This APA resolution cites a variety of studies demonstrating that, generally speaking, psychotherapy is effective for diverse clients with diverse mental health concerns.

Wampold, B. E., & Imel, Z. E. (2015). The great psychotherapy debate. New York, NY: Routledge

  • This book is an incredible resource for counselors who are trying to understand medical and contextual models of working with clients. Wampold & Imel cut through much of the research to help mental health professionals understand the factors that facilitate client change. This is a must read for all mental health professionals.