Adam O. Horvath: Psychologist

Curriculum Vitae: Adam O

Short Curriculum Vitae:  Adam O. Horvath

Simon Fraser University

 ( 2008 Dec )

 

Personal Data

      Affiliation: Simon Fraser University, Counselling Psychology Program (Education) & Department od Psychology

      Rank: Professor Emeritus

      Mailing Address: SFU.; 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC, CANADA, V5A 1S6

      e-mail: horvath@sfu.ca

Education

University                               B.A.            Sir George Williams University. 1964.
                                                M.S.W.       McGill University. 1967.
                                                Ed.D.          University of British Columbia. 1981.

      Book

Horvath, A. O., & Greenberg, L. S. (Eds.). (1994). The working alliance: Theory Research and Practice. New York: John Wiley & Sons.

Chapters in Books

Horvath, A. O., Tapia, L., & Symonds, D. B. (in press). The alliance in couples therapy. In J. C. Muran & J. P. Barber (Eds.), The therapeutic Alliance: An Evidence-Based Approach to Practice & Training.

Horvath, A. O. (in press). Psychotherapy, Effective Elements of. In I. B. Weiner & E. Craighhead (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Psychology (4th ed.). New York: Wiley and Sons.

Muntigl, P., & Horvath, A. O. (2005). Language, psychotherapy and client change: An interdisciplinary perspective. In P. A. Chilton & R. Wodak (Eds.), A new agenda in (critical) discourse analysis: Theory, methodology and interdisciplinarity. Amsterdam: John Benjamin.

Horvath, A. O., & Bedi, R. P. (2002). The Alliance. In J. Norcross (Ed.), Psychotherapy Relationships That Work: Therapist Contributions and Responsiveness to Patients (pp. 37-70). New York: Oxford University Press. Psychotherapy. Oxford, New York (Reviewed)

Machado, P. P., & Horvath, A. O. (1999). Inventario Da Alianca Terapeutica. In M.R . Simones, M. Gonclaves, & L. S. Almedia (Eds.), Testes e provas psicologicas em Portugal Braga, Portugal: Sistemas Humanos e Organizacionais, Lda.(Vol. 2, pp. 87-94).

Bachelor, A. & Horvath, A. O. (1998). The therapeutic Relationship. The Heart and Soul of Change: What Works in Therapy. M. A. Hubble, B. L. Duncan & S. D. Miller.  (Eds.), Washington, DC, American Psychological Association: pp. 133-179.

Horvath, A. O. (1994). Empirical validation of Bordin’s pan theoretical model of the alliance: The Working Alliance Inventory perspective. In A. O. Horvath & L. S. Greenberg (Eds.), The working alliance: Theory, research and practice .(pp. 109-130) New York: Wiley.

Horvath, A. O. (1994). Research on the alliance. In A. O. Horvath & L. S. Greenberg (Eds.), The working alliance: Theory, research and practice (pp. 259-287). New York: Wiley.

Horvath, A. O., Gaston, L. & Luborsky, L. (1993). The  alliance as predictor of benefits of counseling and therapy. In N. Miller, L. Luborsky, J. Barber, & J. P. Docherty (Eds.), Psychodynamic Treatment Research: A Handbook for Clinical Practice. (pp. 247-274).

Horvath, A. O., & Greenberg, L. S. (1987).  Development of the Working Alliance Inventory. In L. S. Greenberg, & W. M. Pinsoff (Eds.), The psychotherapeutic process:  A research handbook. New York: Guilford. Pp. 529-556.

 

Selected Journal Publications

Horvath, A. O. (2007) The  Alliance in Context: Accomplishments, challenges and future directions. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice.

Friedlander, M. L., Escudero, V., Horvath, A. O., Heatherington, L., Cabero, A., & Martens, M.  (2006).  System for Observing Family Therapy Alliances:  A tool for research and practice.  Journal of Counseling Psychology

Horvath, A. O. (2005). The therapeutic relationship: Research and theory. Psychotherapy Research, 15(1-2), 3-8.

Bedi, R. P. & Horvath, A. O.  (2004) Balanced Versus Biased Alliance:  Perceptions of Own and Partner‚Äôs Alliance and Psychotherapeutic Outcome in short-term Couples Therapy Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy

Symonds, B. D., & Horvath, A. O. (2004). Optimizing the alliance in couple therapy. Family Process, 43(4), 443-455.

Horvath, A. O. (2001). The therapeutic relationship. Journal of Clinical Psychology.  56(2), 163-173.

Horvath, A. O. (2001) Therapeutic  alliance: Theory, Concepts, and Training. Australian Psychologist.  Special Issue 36(2) 170-176

Horvath, A. O. (2001). The alliance. Psychotherapy: Theory/Research/Practice/Training, 38(4), 365-372..

Horvath, A. O. (1999). An Institutional Response to the Tri-Council Ethics Document. Communiqué NCEHR, 9(2), 6-9. (Invited contribution)

Horvath, A.O., & Teles, L. (1999). Novice Users' Reactions to a Web-Enriched Classroom. Virtual University Journal, 2(2), 1-14.

Davidson, N. S. G. &  Horvath, A. O. (1997). Three sessions of Brief Couples Therapy: A clinical trial. Journal of Family Psychology 11(4): 442-435.

Gaston, L., Goldfried, M., Greenberg, L., Horvath, A., Raue, P., & Watson, J. (1995).  The therapeutic Alliance in psychodynamic, Cognitive-Behavioral and Experiential Therapies.  Journal of Psychotherapy Integration. 5,(1), 1-26.

Horvath, A. O. (1995). The therapeutic relationship: from transference to alliance. In Session: Psychotherapy in Practice.  1, 7-18.

Horvath, A. O. & Luborsky, L. (1993). The role of the therapeutic alliance in psychotherapy. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology.  61. 561-573.

Horvath, A. O., Marx, R. W., & Woudzia, J. (1991). The development and preliminary validation of the counselors' intention list., Psychological Assessment: A Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology.  3, 469-477.

Horvath, A. O., & Marx, R. W. (1991). The development and decay of the Working Alliance during time-limited counselling., Canadian Journal of Counselling.  24, 240-259.

Horvath, A. O., & Symonds, B. D. (1991). Relation between working alliance and outcome in psychotherapy: A meta-analysis. Journal of Counselling Psychology .  38, 139-149.

Horvath, A. O., Marx, R. W., & Kamann, A. M. (1990). Thinking about thinking in therapy: An examination of clients' understanding of their therapists' intentions. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 58, 614-621.

Horvath, A. O., & Goheen, M. D. (1990). Factors mediating the success of defiance and compliance based interventions. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 37, 363-371

Horvath, A. O., & Greenberg, L. S. (1989). The Development and Validation of the Working Alliance Inventory. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 36, 223-233

Clarke, B.R., Horvath, A. (1983) Children who wear individual hearing aids in British Columbia. Scandinavian Audiology. 8(3), 131-136.

 

Journal Publications: Under review/In Press

Horvath, A. O. & Symonds, B. D. (under review: Psychotherapy)  Factors influencing  the alliance in brief couples  therapy.

Horvath, A. O. (Under review.). Sources of clients’ appraisal of the alliance: Unique interpretations and consensually shared observations.

Horvath, A.O (in press) How real is the Real Relationship? Psychotherapy Research

Other: (psychological test)

The Working Alliance Inventory (WAI) © Horvath, A. O. (1981) Client and Therapist forms.

The Working Alliance Inventory –Revised- (WAI-R) ¬© Horvath, A. O. (1986) Client and Therapist forms

The Working Alliance Inventory (WAI) © Horvath, A. O. (1986) Short Forms (Client & Therapist)

Keynote Address

 

Horvath, A. O. (2008 March) Alliances Broken and Mended: A Conceptual Analysis of the Alliance and the Meaning of the Ruprure-Repair Cycle. Conference of the Institute of Behavioral Therapy, San Benedetto del Tronto, Italy.

 

Horvath, A. O. (2006). Meta-analysis in psychotherapy research. Keynote presented at the European summer school in Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy Research, Rome, Italy.

Horvath, A. O. (2005, November). Clients’ relational process in brief couples therapy: Sources of the therapeutic alliance in systemic therapy, Second European Conference on Brief Systemic Therapy. Arezzo Italy.

Horvath, A. O. (2004, June; Plenary ). Understanding the therapeutic relationship: Challenges for the next decade.  Society for Psychotherapy Research. Rome, Italy.

Horvath, A. O. (2003) Phases of therapy, Phases of alliance Annual Conference of Psychiatrists and Psychotherapists. Reñaca Chile

Horvath, A. O. (2002 June) Beyond Empathy; The Therapeutic Alliance. The Heart and Soul of Change Conference. Hincks-Dellcrest Institute Toronto, Ont.

Horvath, A. O. (2001) Therapists’ personal factors: The neglected variable. Invited feature address at the Annual Convention of the Society for Psychiatry, Neurologia and Psychotherapia (Sociedo de Neruologia, Psiquiatria y Neurocirugia Comite de Psicoterapia) Mauco, Curacavi, Chile

Horvath, A. O. (1998) The role of the relationship in counselling.   Annual meeting of the Canadian Guidance and Counselling Association, Montreal, P.Q

Invited Address

Horvath, A. O. (2009, January). Relationships that Help: Linking Research to Practice. Paper presented at the Chichago SSA Centennial Symposium, New Orleans, LA.

Horvath, A. O., & Muntigl, P. (2008, September). Therapy discourse and client process in couples therapy. Paper presented at the CUARTO ENCUENTRO INTERNACIONAL DE INVESTIGACI√ìN EN  PSICOTERAPIA.

Horvath, A. O. (2008, September). ontrasting methodological approaches to research on couples' therapy process. Paper presented at the CUARTO ENCUENTRO INTERNACIONAL DE INVESTIGACI√ìN EN  PSICOTERAPIA.

Horvath, A. O. (2006). Measuring the therapeutic alliance. Paper presented at the European summer school in Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy Research, Rome, Italy.

Horvath, A. O. (2006). Meta-analysis in psychotherapy research. Paper presented at the European summer school in Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy Research, Rome, Italy.

Horvath, A. O. (2005, September). Research & practice in psychotherapy: Estranged brothers or long lost relatives? Society For Psychotherapy Research; European division. San Benedetto del Tronto, Italy.

Horvath, A. O. (2001) The differential impact of the therapeutic alliance in couples’ therapy. Universidad del Desarollo, Santiago, Chile.

Horvath, A. O. (2001) The proximal and distal impact of session quality, attribution shifts and concordance in couples’ therapy. Universidad del Desarollo, Santiago, Chile.

Horvath, A. O. (2001)  Current trend in empirical research on the interpersonal process in psychotherapy Invited address presented to the Department of Psychiatry, University of Uruguay, Montevideo.

Horvath, A.O. (1999) Recent developments in Psychotherapy research: Themes and Methods. Universidad de las Americas  Mexico City, Mexico

Horvath, A. O. (1999)            Research methods for the study of couples therapy process  Invited address presented to the Department of Psychology, University do  Minho, Braga, Portugal:  .

Horvath, A. O. (March, 1998)           The relationship: Does it make a difference? Invited address to McGill University; Departments of Clinical Psychology & Counselling Psychology. 

Horvath, A. O. (November, 1997) Managing Crises. One day workshop, presented to Physicians, Psychiatrists, Community health Nurses, Police, and Custodial staff. Ministry of Health, Commonwealth of Dominica.

Horvath, A. O. (March, 1997)           Two day invited workshop  presented to the Faculty ,  Department of Psychology, University do Minho, Braga, Portugal:  Research on the process of therapy: Methods and Results.

Horvath, A. O. (1991) Clinical applications of the Working Alliance Departments of Psychology and Counselling Acadia University NS

Horvath, A. O. (1991) Recent research trends in the investigation of the Working Alliance Department of Clinical  Psychology Columbia University NY, NY.

 

Selected Conference Papers

Over 150 refereed conference papers, from 2001 (19) listed

Symonds, B. D & Horvath, A. O.(2001, November)  Optimizing the alliance in couples therapy. Annual convention of the North American Society for Psychotherapy Research, Puerto Vallarta, Mx

Horvath, A. O. (2002, June). The Client’s appraisal of the alliance: Exploration of objective and subjective processes, and their relation to treatment outcome. Paper presented at the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Santa Barbara CA.

Horvath, A. O. (2003 November). Alliance at the crossroad: An assessment of what has been achieved and the significant challenges that lie ahead. Paper presented at the Society for psychotherapy research, Newport RI.

Horvath, A. O. (2004) Autonomous and Shared components of the alliance in couples therapy. Presented for Div 29 (Therapy) American Psychological Association , Honolulu, Hawaii,

Lambert, M.; Horvath, A.O.; Jennings, L.; Skovholt, T.; Wampold, B. (2004) Symposium: Training and Supervision for the “common factors”.

            American Psychological Association , Honolulu, Hawaii,

Horvath, A. O., Lee, E., & Heatherington, L. (2004, June). Evolution of clients’ goals for therapy: “to have what I want, or to want what I can have?” Society for Psychotherapy Research. Rome, Italy.

Horvath, A. O. (2004, July). What the dodo bird forget to tell you about common factors…, American Psychological Association. Honolulu, Hawaii.

Horvath, A. O. (2004. July; Poster ). “Sources of clients’ appraisal of the alliance: An exploratory investigation of unique interpretations and consensually shared observations.", American Psychological Association. Honolulu, Hawaii.

Horvath, A. O., & Heatherington, L. (2004, November). Couples’ initial and subsequent views of their target problems in therapy: Patterns of change and their relation to outcome Society for Psychotherapy Research: North American Division. Newport, RI.

Horvath, A. O., & Muntigl, P. (2005 June). Therapy discourse and client process in couples therapy., Society for Psychotherapy Research. Montreal, Que.

Horvath, A. O., Lee, E, & Muntigl, P (2005, December). The therapeutic relations in cross cultural counselling: Building and maintaining the therapeutic alliance across cultures, 11th International Counseling Conference. Bangkok, Thailand

Horvath, A. O., (2006, June) Similarities and differences between therapists’ and clients’ conceptualization of the alliance: An empirical study. Paper Society for Psychotherapy Research Edinbrough, UK

Horvath, A. O., (2006, June) The clinical relevance of single case research: Moderator & Presenter Society for Psychotherapy Research Edinbrough, UK

Horvath, A. O., (2006, June) The therapeutic alliance: Advances and challenges in quantifying the relationship between therapist and client. Moderator & Presenter. Society for Psychotherapy Research Edinbrough, UK

Horvath, A. O., (2006, June) Experience of the Therapist Panel. Society for Psychotherapy Research Edinbrough, UK

Lima, K, Dias, R., Machado, P.P. & Horvath, A. O., (2006, June) Working Alliance for Children and Adolescents Poster Society for Psychotherapy Research Edinbrough, UK

Lee, E., Horvath, A.O.  (2006, June) Therapeutic Alliance Ruptures in Cross Cultural Therapy Process. poster Society for Psychotherapy Research Edinbrough, UK

Muntigl, P., Horvath, A.O.  (2006, June) Constructing and effacing problems in couples therapy: Positive vs. Negative outcomes paper Society for Psychotherapy Research Edinbrough, UK

Muntigl, P., Hadic-Zabala, L., & Horvath, A. O., (2006, June) Applying Linguistic Methods to Examine Psychotherapy Process. Pre Conference Workshop Society for Psychotherapy Research Edinbrough, UK

Horvath, A. O. (2007, March) The relationship as a joint effort: Therapist and Client unique contributions. Society for Psychotherapy Research, European Chapter Annual General Meeting, Funchchal, Madeira, PT

Mergenthaler, E., Tschachter, W., Horvath, A.O. (2007, March) Understanding creativity: Theoretical approach. (Panel ) Society for Psychotherapy Research, European Chapter Annual General Meeting, Funchchal, Madeira, PT

Horvath, A. O. (2009). Relationships that help: Linking Research to Practice. Paper presented at the Society for Social Work Research.

 

 

Research/Project Funding:

SSHRC Small Grant (2002-2004): Changes in couples‚ self-identified goals, and the attributions made about these goals, over the course of counselling. $4971.93

Discovery Park Research Grant (with Muntigl, P., PhD.) (2003). The language of couples therapy. $9,989.

SSHRC Standard Grant (co-investigator w. Muntigl, P., PhD ) Starting 2004-2  Therapy as Conversation: A Functional Linguistic Analysis of the Therapeutic Process in Four Different Kinds of Couple Therapy

SSHRC Standard Grant ((Co PI, with Lynne Angus PhD) (2008-2011)

SSHRC Small Grants (4)

SSHRC Standard Grant ($96,000)

Steel Fund $9,000

Work Study (7 semesters)

 

Service to Simon Fraser University:

Member, Senate 2002-2006

Member, Senate Committee on University Priorities (SCUP) 2003-2006

Member, Senate Committee on Continuing Studies (SCCS) 2003-2005

Member, Senate Graduate Studies Committee: 1986-1988

Member, Senate Policy Committee  on Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries: 1986-1988, 1999-2001

Member, Faculty of Education Graduate Programs Committee: 1986-1988

Member, Faculty of Education Professional Programs Committee: 1988-1990

Member, Faculty of Education Appointments Committee  1986, 1988, 1990,  1993, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2004,

Coordinator: Graduate Program in Counselling Psychology: Seven 2 year terms between 1986-2004

Member, University Ethics Committee: 1987-2000

Chair, University Ethics Committee: 1999-2000

 

Active Service to the Academic Community:

Member: CPA Program Committee –Counselling section: 1989-1991

Chair: Continuing Education Committee (BCPA) 1988-1992

Member, Program Committee for the Annual Convention of the Society for Psychotherapy Research: 1995, 1998, 2001

President, Society for Psychotherapy Research (North American Region) 1999-2002

Member, Editorial Board, Psychotherapy Research  1995-present

Editorial Board:

Psychotherapy Research,

Occasional Reviewer (ongoing):

Canadian Counsellor, Cognitive Therapy and Research, Curriculum Inquiry British Journal of Psychology, Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, Journal of Mental and Nervous Disorders, Journal of Counseling Psychology, Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Psychological Assessment: a Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology.