About this Episode:

Mike continues his conversation with Thom Field about the history of research in the social sciences, the upsides and pitfalls of post-positivism, and the origin of “evidence-based practice”.

About Thom:

Thom Field, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Boston University School of Medicine. Previously, he worked as an Associate Program Director and Associate Professor at City University of Seattle. His dissertation earned him the dissertation research award of the American Mental Health Counseling Association (AMHCA) Foundation. He is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in Massachusetts and Washington. Primarily, he has worked in outpatient private practice, inpatient psychiatric units, community mental health agencies, and school settings.

Links and References:

Thom’s paper – The Scientific Truth Continuum: A New Model for Determining Best Practices in Counseling (https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/5306/987cae53385bf101708d33714891971224cf.pdf)

The APA Citation for this Episode:

Shook, M. (Producer). (2019, May 22). EP127: The Nature of Evidence (Part 2) – A Brief History of Research in the Social Sciences with Thom Field. Retrieved from https://wp.me/p7R6fn-HH.

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