Exam 4 Lecture Notes

Exam 4 Lecture Notes - Client-Centered Therapy Video of...

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Client-Centered Therapy 18:54 Video of Carl Rogers Lecture Overview Class Reactions to Film Core therapeutic principles Necessary conditions for therapeutic change Procedural guidelines Observed change processes  Criticisms of the client-centered approach Therapeutic Principles of Client-Centered Psychotherapy Attitude toward the client o Therapist must respect and value and accept the client as a human being Working hypothesis of the therapist o Client has the capacity to deal constructively with their problems Guiding therapeutic principle o Assume the internal frame of reference of the client Necessary Conditions for Therapeutic Change Congruence – genuine - ness 
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Unconditional positive regard – Help clients to accept themselves begins with  the therapist accepting the client Empathy Procedural Aspects of Client-Centered Therapy Don’t give information or advice Don’t use reassurance or persuasion Don’t offer interpretations Don’t criticize Observed Change Processes Change in type of material presented Change in attitude toward self Movement toward awareness of denied experience Change in valuation process Change in personality organization and behavior Criticisms of the Client-centered Approach Assumption that the client knows best Failure to employ formal psychological assessment Failure to incorporate historical information Use of  undefined  terminology Questionable suitability for patient’s with severe psychopathology Gestalt Therapy Be able to cry and express your emotion Allows for the patient to live more authentically and wholly; without judgments. 
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18:54 Skipped out of class early on Thursday 4/02/09
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Material from Case Study: Not interested in specifics – names, etc. Interested in – Conceptualization, major approach used in the case
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2009 for the course PSY 364 taught by Professor Telch during the Spring '06 term at University of Texas.

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