This unit focuses on the knowledge, techniques and interventions associated with evidencebased psychological practice. The aim of the unit is to introduce students to scientistpractitioner model and the concept of what constitutes evidence-based practice in psychology, as well as the scientific evidence to support particular psychological treatment interventions for specific psychological disorders. Students in the unit will examine a number of evidence based treatments common in clinical practice, the empirical research will be reviewed along with the clinical practice guidelines associated with the scientist-practitioner model. Students in the unit will examine what works in psychotherapy and specific issues such as the therapeutic relationship and the role of assessing outcomes. The aim of the unit is the development of the knowledge and skills required for best practice and quality assurance in applied psychological practice.