Date of Award
Graduate School of Professional Psychology
Michael Karson, Ph.D, J.D.
Second Committee Member
Peter Buirski, Ph.D.
Third Committee Member
Mac Kentnor, Psy.D.
Game theory, Clinical Psychology, Graduate students
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Groundwork - 4
Game Theory - 4
Game Theory and the System of Clinical Psychology Graduate Training - 6
Psychological Payouts, Reconciling Game Theory and Clinical Psychology - 8
Games in the Training of Psychotherapists - 15
Prisoners’ Dilemmas, Internship and Graduate Applicant Selection - 15
The Strategic Implications of Learning, Nash Equilibria - 21
Commitment Moves, “The Frame,” Psychotherapy, Supervision - 24
Mechanism Design, The Match - 27
Intra-systemic Conflict, Program Design - 30
Conclusion - 34
Works Cited - 36
Cornell, Benjamin David, "Training Games: An Application of Game Theory to Clinical Psychology Graduate Training" (2018). Graduate School of Professional Psychology: Doctoral Papers and Masters Projects. 293.