About

Robert Elliott

Robert Elliott, Ph.D., is Professor of Counselling at the University of Strathclyde (Glasgow, Scotland). He received his doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles, and is professor emeritus of psychology at the University of Toledo (Ohio). His main research interests are in change processes in humanistic-experiential psychotherapies and psychotherapy research methodology. He is co-author of Facilitating emotional change (1993), Learning emotion-focused psychotherapy (2004), Research methods in clinical psychology (2015), Essentials of Descriptive-Interpretive Qualitative Research (2021), and Emotion-Focused Counselling in Action (2021), as well as more than 170 journal articles and book chapters. Robert is past president of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, and previously co-edited the journals Psychotherapy Research, and Person-Centered and Experiential Psychotherapies. He is a fellow in the divisions of Clinical Psychology, Psychotherapy, and Humanistic Psychology of the American Psychological Association. He is a past recipient of the Distinguished Research Career Award of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, and the Carl Rogers Award from the Division of Humanistic Psychology of the American Psychological Association. He enjoys running, science fiction, and all kinds of music.

Robert Elliott, Ph.D., is Professor of Counselling at the University of Strathclyde (Glasgow, Scotland). He…
We updated our previous reviews of outcome evidence evaluating humanistic-experiential psychotherapies (HEPs), including person-centred, emotion-focused,…