Bruce Wampold

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Bruce Edward Wampold
Born (1948-11-25) November 25, 1948 (age 70)
Alma materUniversity of Washington, University of Hawaii, University of California, Santa Barbara
Known forResearch into psychotherapy
Awards2007 Distinguished Professional Contributions to Applied Research Award from the American Psychological Association
Scientific career
FieldsPsychology
InstitutionsUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison
ThesisThe relationship between the cognitive organization and the classroom behavior of elementary school children (1981)
Doctoral advisorDonald R. Atkinson

Bruce E. Wampold (born November 25, 1948)[1] is Emeritus Professor of Counseling Psychology at the University of Wisconsin—Madison.[2][3] and Director of the Research Institute at Modum Bad Psychiatric Center, Vikersund, Norway.

Education[edit]

Wampold received his B.A. in mathematics from the University of Washington, his M.Ed. in educational psychology from the University of Hawaii, and his Ph.D. in counseling psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara.[1] He is a licensed psychologist and Board Certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology and has an Honorary Doctorate from Stockholm University.[2]

Work in psychotherapy[edit]

Wampold is known for developing the contextual model of psychotherapy, which constitutes an alternative to the prevailing theory of the effectiveness of psychotherapy, known as the medical model.[1]

Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Leong, Frederick T. (2008). Encyclopedia of Counseling. Sage Publications. p. 937.
  2. ^ a b c "Bruce Wampold". University of Wisconsin. Retrieved 23 May 2015.
  3. ^ "How Psychotherapy Works". American Psychological Association. 22 December 2009. Retrieved 23 May 2015.