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Adolescent psychotherapy is psychotherapy with adolescence, roughly those on 13-17 age group.

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Key textsEdit


  • Rubenstein, A., and Zager, K. (Eds.). (1995). Psychotherapy “Special Issue”: Adolescent treatment: New frontiers and new dimensions. Utica, NY: C. L. Hutson Co.
  • Sasson, E. J. (2001). Candor, connection, and enterprise in adolescent therapy. New York: W. W. Norton.
  • Sommers-Flanagan, J., & Sommers-Flanagan, R. (1997). Tough kids: Cool counseling: User-friendly approaches with challenging youth. Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association.


  • Benhke, B. H., & Warner, E. W. (2002). Confidentiality in the treatment of adolescents. Monitor on Psychology (March), 44–45.
  • Bratter, T. (1977). The psychotherapist as advocate: Extending the therapeutic alliance with adolescents. Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy, 8(2), 119–126.
  • Gardner, J. E. (1998). Tough sledding: The resistance of the adolescent patient can freeze therapy before it begins. The Los Angles Psychologist
  • Hanna, F. J., & Hunt, W. P. (1999). Techniques for psychotherapy with defiant, aggressive adolescents. Psychotherapy, 36, 56–68.
  • Holmbeck, G., & Updegrove, A. (1995). Clinical-developmental interface: Implications of developmental research for adolescent psychotherapy. Psychotherapy, 32(1), 16–33.
  • Kazdin, A. E. (1991). Effectiveness of psychotherapy with children and adolescents. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 59, 785–798.
  • Kazdin, A. E., Bass, D., Ayers, W. A., & Rogers, A. (1990). Empirical and clinical focus of child and adolescent psychotherapy research. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 58, 729–740.
  • Kazdin, A. E., Siegel, T. C., & Bass, D. (1990). Drawing upon clinical practice to inform research on child and adolescent psychotherapy: A survey of practitioners. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 21, 189–198.
  • Rubenstein, A. (1996). Interventions for a scattered generation: Treating adolescents in the nineties. Psychotherapy, 33(3), 353–360.
  • Rubenstein, A., & Zager, K. (1995). Training in adolescent treatment: Where is psychology? Psychotherapy, 32(1), 2–6.
  • Sommers-Flanagan, J., & Sommers-Flanagan, R. (1995). Psychotherapeutic techniques with treatment resistant adolescents. Psychotherapy, 32, 131–114.

Additional materialEdit




  • Rubenstein, A. (1996). Practical psychotherapy with adolescents. APA Psychotherapy Video Tape Series II. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

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