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Methods of Therapies Defining therapy History of therapy Psychodynamic therapy Humanistic-Existential therapies Behavior therapy Cognitive therapies Group Therapies
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What is Therapy? Psychotherapy: a systematic interaction between a therapist and a client that: Applies psychological principles to affect the client’s thoughts, feelings, or behavior in order to; Help the client overcome psychological disorders, Adjust to problems in living, Or develop as an individual.
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The History of Therapies Treatments often reflected demonological thinking. Asylums built for warehousing not treatment. Humanitarian reform. Paris with Philippe Pinel at the La Bicetre hospital. England with William Tuke. America with Dorothea Dix.
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The History of Therapies Mental Hospitals: gradually began replacing asylums. In the mid 1950s more than a million people resided in facilities. The Community Mental Health Movement: attempt to maintain new patients as outpatients and to serve patients who have been released from mental hospitals.
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Psychodynamic Therapies Based on the thinking of Freud.
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course PSY 203 taught by Professor Forrest during the Fall '07 term at University of Nebraska Kearney.

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