- Ph.D., 1972, University of California, Los Angeles (Psychology)
- Clinical psychology internship, 1970, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute
- M.A., 1968, University of California, Los Angeles (Psychology)
- B.A., 1966, Oberlin College (Psychology)
Stiles, W. B. (2018). Verbal response modes taxonomy in E. Brauner, M. Boos, & M. Kolbe (Eds.), The Cambridge handbook of group interaction analysis (pp. 630-638). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/9781316286302.045
Basto, I. M., Stiles, W. B., Rijo, D., & Salgado, J. (2018). Does assimilation of problematic experiences predict a decrease in symptom intensity? Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, 25, 76-84. doi: 10.1002/cpp.2130
Stiles, W. B. (2017). Finding the right words: Symbolizing experience in practice and theory. Person-Centered and Experiential Psychotherapies, 16, 1-13. doi: 10.1080/14779757.2017.1298048
Stiles, W. B. (2017). The client-therapist relationship. In C. Feltham, T. Hanley, & L. A. Winter (Eds.), The Sage handbook of counselling and psychotherapy, fourth edition (pp. 66-71). London: Sage.
Stiles, W. B., & Horvath, A. O. (2017). Appropriate responsiveness as a contribution to therapist effects. In L. Castonguay & C. E. Hill (Eds.), How and why are some therapists better than others? Understanding therapist effects (pp. 71-84). Washington, DC: APA Books.
Stiles, W. B., Caro Gabalda, I., & Ribeiro, E. (2016). Exceeding the therapeutic zone of proximal development as a clinical error. Psychotherapy, 53, 268-272. doi: 10.1037/pst0000061
Stiles, W. B., Barkham, M., & Wheeler, S. (2015). Duration of psychological therapy: Relation to recovery and improvement rates in UK routine practice. British Journal of Psychiatry, 207, 115–122.
Stiles, W. B. (2013). The variables problem and progress in psychotherapy research. Psychotherapy, 50, 33-41.
Stiles, W. B. (2011). Coming to terms. Psychotherapy Research, 21, 367-384.
Stiles, W. B. (2009). Logical operations in theory-building case studies. Pragmatic Case Studies in Psychotherapy, 5(3), 9-22. Available: http://jrul.libraries.rutgers.edu/index.php/pcsp/article/view/973/2384
Stiles, W. B. (2009). Responsiveness as an obstacle for psychotherapy outcome research: It's worse than you think. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 16, 86-91.
Stiles, W. B., Barkham, M., Mellor-Clark, J., & Connell, J. (2008). Effectiveness of cognitive-behavioural, person-centred, and psychodynamic therapies in UK primary care routine practice: Replication in a larger sample. Psychological Medicine, 38, 677–688.
Stiles, W. B. (2001). Assimilation of problematic experiences. Psychotherapy, 38, 462-465.
Stiles, W. B., Honos-Webb, L., & Surko, M. (1998). Responsiveness in psychotherapy. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 5, 439-458.
Stiles, W. B. (1993). Quality control in qualitative research. Clinical Psychology Review, 13, 593-618.
Stiles, W. B. (1992). Describing talk: A taxonomy of verbal response modes. Newbury Park, CA: Sage.
Stiles, W. B. (1987). "I have to talk to somebody." A fever model of disclosure. In V. J. Derlega & J. H. Berg (Eds.), Self-disclosure: Theory, research, and therapy (pp. 257-282). New York: Plenum Press
Stiles, W. B. (1981). Science, experience, and truth: A conversation with myself. Teaching of Psychology, 8, 227-230.
Title: Adjunct Professor
Department: Department of Psychology
Email address: Email me