George Silberschatz PhD

​​Below are selected articles available for downloading.  (Click on the underlined title.)  A complete list of my publications can be found here.

Links to recent interviews: The first is a brief video where I discuss the importance of therapists paying attention to their patients’ subjective experience and the second is an interview on psychotherapy research.

​​​​​​​​​​Silberschatz, G. (2017).  Improving the yield of psychotherapy research.  Psychotherapy Research, 27, 1-13.


Snyder, J., & Silberschatz, G. (In press).  The Patient’s Experience of Attunement and Responsiveness (PEAR) Scale.  Psychotherapy Research.

Silberschatz, G. & Aafjes-van Doorn, K. (In press).  Pathogenic Beliefs Mediate the Relationship between Perceived Negative Parenting and Psychopathology Symptoms.  Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment, and Trauma.


Silberschatz, G. (2008).  How patients work on their plans and test their therapists in psychotherapy.  Smith College Studies in Social Work, 2008, 78, 275-286.


Silberschatz, G. (2007).  Comments on  “The necessary and sufficient conditions for therapeutic personality change”. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training,  44, 240-248.


Persons, J. B. & Silberschatz, G.  Are results of randomized controlled trials useful to psychotherapists?  Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1998, 66, 126-135.


Silberschatz, G. & Curtis, J. T. Measuring the therapist's impact on the patient's therapeutic progress.  Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1993, 61, 403-411.


Silberschatz, G. & Sampson, H.  Affects in psychopathology and psychotherapy.  In J. D. Safran & L. S. Greenberg (Eds.), Emotion, psychotherapy, and change.   New York: Guilford Press, 1991.​​