Psychology Chapter 15

Psychology Chapter 15 - Chapter 15 Psychotherapy treatment...

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Chapter 15 Psychotherapy – treatment (Tx) of disorders through talking and other psychological methods. 1. Types: Psychoanalysis – gain insight by recognizing/understanding unconscious thoughts/emotions. Five main techniques Free association Dream Analysis Manifest content – conscious content of dreams Latent content – “true” meaning of dream Analyzing resistance Analyzing transference Interpretation Psychodynamic therapy – modern form of psychoanalysis Less emphasis on unconscious, past. More directive Humanistic therapy – people with problems are blocked in some way from reaching their full potential Goal – maximize personal growth by adjusting client’s emotional reactions. Carl Rogers and Client-Centered Therapy – allows client to decide what to talk about, without direction, judgment, or interpretation. Four main aspects of client-centered therapy.
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