Certain types of studies will help you uncover the evidence base for an intervention.
Use limits in PsycINFO to find clinical trials, systematic reviews, and meta-analyses.
You can find these limits with the "Additional Limits" button. After clicking the button, look for the box labelled "Methodology."
Search with subject headings to:
PsycINFO searches with subject headings by default. Simply type in a single concept at a time, and PsycINFO will suggest relevant subject headings.
The following subject terms will help you find articles relevant to humanistic/existential psychotherapy:
Emotion Focused Therapy
Client Centered Therapy
In most cases, subject headings will generate the most precise, relevant search. However, in some cases, you will also use keywords.
Untick the box that says "Map Term to Subject Heading" underneath the search bar.
For more resources on how to use PsycINFO, go to the PsycINFO Subject Guide.