Date of Award

2018

Document Type

Capstone

Degree Name

Psy.D.

Department

Graduate School of Professional Psychology

First Advisor

Michael Karson, Ph.D, J.D.

Second Advisor

Peter Buirski, Ph.D.

Third Advisor

Mac Kentnor, Psy.D.

Keywords

Game theory, Clinical psychology, Graduate students

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Copyright Statement / License for Reuse

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Abstract

Contents

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

Extent

39 pages

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