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Running head: PSYCHODYNAMIC THEORYPsychodynamic Theory Used in Everyday LifeShannon Chaparro SO451 Advanced Social PsychologyPark UniversityMarch 10, 20171
Running head: PSYCHODYNAMIC THEORYThe subjective experience that comes to counseling and psychotherapy along with the overview of counseling and psychotherapy research. The dynamics that comes with using psychodynamic theory from adolescents to adults, when it comes from the social psychology aspect of a clinical surrounding. With psychodynamic theory being used an instrument in developed for many purpose; findings from many different studies that have used psychodynamic theory instruments. With these types of questions presented with be suited to better address future research due to the psychodynamic frame work of the research methods. The approach of psychodynamic focus on explain behavior of the sub conscience the behavior ofcause and reason. In basic terms of these frameworks is the term “possible” of our behavior that is something that could be explained from the stimulus and observation over any given time? Some psychologist that follow the behavior approach have much more room to explaining modern advance contemporary behaviorist when it comes to the psychodynamic theory.When one looks at the term psychodynamics the approach to the mental health when it comes to the focus of the human mind. To better summarize the major central assumptions looking back at some of the approaches associated with the classical psychoanalytic teaching thatcome from Sigmund Freud. From the American Psychological Assoc. William E. Burns goes to describe Freud approach to mental therapy: psychodynamic psychotherapy as being put “Unlike behavioral approaches, psychodynamics tries to understand the mind from the inside rather than focusing exclusively on what people do. Unlike cognitive approaches, psychodynamics focuses on drives which the patient may not even be aware of rather than his or her conscious thoughts” (Burns, 2016).Burns goes on to state the influences of the psychodynamic during the nineteenth-centuryscience of thermodynamics. “Psychodynamics’s emphasis on drives, repression, and how drives 2
Running head: PSYCHODYNAMIC THEORYwill eventually manifest themselves despite repression, has resulted in its being dismissively referred to by some of its critics as the "hydraulic model" of the human mind” (Burns, 2016). Considering the history of the psychodynamic approach beginning with Frued and the elements that have even come from earlier philosophers from “Arthur Schopenhauer and Friedrich Nietzsche, the German physician and physiologist Ernst Wilhelm Ritter von Brücke, and the American psychologist William James” (Burns, 2016). During the nineteenth-century when it came to mental condition and the causes Freud “broke with this tradition by being more concerned with the causes of psychological problems, at first using hypnosis to get past the patient’s defenses. Later, Freud abandoned hypnosis, seeing it as unnecessary” (2016).