It's about time an RCT comparing CBT and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy was done more recently, and with such pleasing results showing the efficaciousness of Psychodynamic intervention for Major Depression, of all things!
"There is now enough research available to support the claim that psychodynamic therapy is an evidence-based treatment with effect sizes similar to or superior to those reported for other psychotherapies." (p. 3)
Great article in the Sept 2010 edition of the Harvard Mental Health Letter. An excellent resource for patients considering psychoanalysis or psychoanalytic therapy.