Psychotherapy Chart - PSYCHOTHERAPY Backgrounds Different schools Not an either/or proposition More often approaches are eclectic Move to

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
PSYCHOTHERAPY Backgrounds: Different schools Not an either/or proposition More often approaches are eclectic Move to evidence-based treatments Benefits Risks Fundamentals to All Therapies Patient is honest Patient is able to learn Psychotherapist displays empathy Therapist and patient have a trusting relationship Confidentiality is maintained School of Therapy General Indications Metabolism Miscellaneous Psychoanalyt ic Psychotherap y Freud founded this school Responsible for the “discovery” of the unconscious The goal of therapy is to bring unconscious processes into the conscious mind Therapy often focuses on past or fantasy/dreams Transference: We all make intellectual and emotional assumptions in new relationships These assumptions are learned from past relationships (amygdala?) The transference consists of the emotional assumptions brought to a new relationship Defenses: Techniques employed by the unconscious mind in order to avoid unpleasant
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 05/20/2008 for the course PSYCH. 1 taught by Professor Chart during the Spring '08 term at Western University of Health Sciences.

Page1 / 2

Psychotherapy Chart - PSYCHOTHERAPY Backgrounds Different schools Not an either/or proposition More often approaches are eclectic Move to

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online