Canadian Psychology

This journal covers general mental health issues through news, research and practitioners.

Articles from Vol. 41, No. 1, February

[Beyond the Therapeutic Relationship: Behavioral, Biological & Cognitive Foundations of Psychotherapy]
Frederic Leger has tackled the very large task of presenting an integrative, eclectic theory of psychotherapy which specifies the behavioural, biological, and cognitive processes that underlie psychotherapeutic change. In doing so, he follows in the...
Correlation, Causation, Motivation and Second Language Acquisition
CPA Award for Distinguished Contribution to Psychology in Education and Training (1999) -- Prix de la SCP pour contribution remarquable a l'education et la formation en psychologie (1999)AbstractIt is well known to anyone who has taken even an introductory...
[Critical Psychology: An Introduction]
The subtitle of this book implies that it is written for readers unfamiliar with critical approaches to psychology, but it should attract the attention of the already-critical professional as well as the beginner. The student making a first acquaintance...
Factors Explaning Why People Join, Remain in, or Leave a Scholarly Society: The Canadian Psychological Assn
AbstractBoth theory and subject matter experts (SMEs) were used to generate items for a survey designed to increase understanding of why psychologists join, remain in, or leave the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA). The subject matter experts...
[Minding the Body: Clinical Uses of Somatic Awareness]
Bakal explains his book as one that "provides a unique framework to help individuals understand what they can do within themselves to maintain health and to maximize their chances of recovery should they become ill" (p.1). By our reading of the book,...
Neuropsychological and Psychosocial Subtyping: A Review of Investigations within the University of Windsor Laboratory
Donald O. Hebb Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychology as a Science (1999) -- Prix Donald O. Hebb pour contributions remarquables a la psychologie en tant que science (1999)AbstractSubtyping studies that have addressed a variety of theoretical...
Reverberations of the Holocaust Fifty Years Later: Psychology's Contributions to Understanding Persecution and Genocide [Presidential Address]
Presidential Address -- Allocution presidentielleAbstractThe Nazi attempt to annihilate the Jewish people ended over 50 years ago, but both public and scholarly interest in the Holocaust remains intense and has a salient psychological component. The...
Three Decades of Professional Psychology: Reflections and Future Challenges
CPA Award for Distinguished Contribution to Psychology as a Profession (1999) -- Prix de la SCP pour contribution remarquable a la psychologie en tant que profession (1999)AbstractThis paper addresses observations, from both a public and personal viewpoint,...
[Working with Emotions in Psychotherapy]
Many theories of psychotherapy and change recognize the centrality of emotion in the change process. This recognition has, however, often been expressed in very general terms. For example, many authors have spoken of the need for corrective emotional...