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March18notees - Psych Notes Chapter 17 III What do...

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Psych Notes March 18, 2009 Chapter 17 III. What do Humanistic Therapies Emphasize? A. Techniques of Client Centered Therapy a. Essential techniques i. Unconditional positive regard ii. iii. Empathy 1. Paraphrasing 2. Reflecting b. Criticisms of Client-Centered Therapy i. Emphasis on therapeutic relationship may not be enough to bring long-lasting change ii. Not enough focus on present iii. Focuses on hard-to-define concepts, like self-actualization IV. What are the Methods of Behavior Therapy? A. Assumptions and Goals of Behavior Therapy a. Behavior modification b. Uses learning principles to change overt behavior c. Three general procedures i. Identifying the frequency of the problem behavior ii. Individually tailored treatment iii. Continual assessment of behavior change d. Does not interpret past events e. Behaviorists criticize insight-oriented therapies because i. They use concepts that can’t be defined or measured ii. Patients improve without these treatments iii. Being labeled “abnormal” may lead to more abnormal behavior f. Insight-oriented therapists criticize behaviorists because
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