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Unformatted text preview: ii. Living through feelings – displaced to therapist 1. Transference relationship 2. The client must do this on his/her own and freely iii. Working through conflict resolutions – applications to wider areas of life B. Evaluation of psychoanalytic theory- a. Value and shortcomings as a scientific theory i. Some parts of freud’s theories are still valid ii. However, some things such as repression are currently being disproven iii. The reality of unconscious cognitive functions should be recognized b. Conflict with Christian values regarding personhood i. In its purest form there is a lot of conflict because freud says that all human motovation is boiled down to libidinal energy (the desire to reproduce) c. Contributions as a “narrative” theory of personality and therapy d. It is a form of therapy that relies heavily on metphors C....
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- Fall '07
- psychoanalytic therapy, Personality and Psychopathology, unconscious cognitive functions, Secondary process- reality