Publisher: American Psychological Association (APA)
Street Date: August 15, 2011
Item Number (DPCI): 247-35-0264
Clara E. Hill earned her PhD at Southern Illinois University in 1974. She started her career in 1974 as an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology, University of Maryland, College Park, and is currently there as a professor.
She has been the president of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, the editor of the Journal of Counseling Psychology, and the editor of Psychotherapy Research.
She was awarded the Leona Tyler Award from Division 17 (Society of Counseling Psychology) and the Distinguished Psychologist Award from Division 29 (Psychotherapy) of the APA, the Distinguished Research Career Award from the Society for Psychotherapy Research, and the Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award from the Section on Counseling and Psychotherapy Process and Outcome Research of the Society for Counseling Psychology.
Her major research interests are helping skills, psychotherapy process and outcome, training therapists, dream work, and qualitative research.
She has published more than 170 journal articles, 40 chapters in books, and nine books (including Therapist Techniques and Client Outcomes: Eight Cases of Brief Psychotherapy; Helping Skills: Facilitating Exploration, Insight, and Action; and Dream Work in Therapy: Facilitating Exploration, Insight, and Action).