For an up-to-date appraisal of the scientific status of psychoanalysis which contains high-quality references to studies, see

The British Government have begun to advocate the provision of so-called “talking therapies”. The following is a link to a site containing a number of references to studies tracking the efficacy of various types of therapy:

See also for a study on the effectiveness and efficacy of outpatient (Jungian) psychoanalysis and psychotherapy, and also

See interesting article in The Guardian in January 2016:

In 2015 a conference was organised by Limbus Critical Psychotherapy entitled “Challenging the Cognitive Behavioural Therapies: The Overselling of CBT’s Evidence Base”.  The talks from this event by leading practitioners can be viewed here:

Written papers from the conference may be found here: