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Unformatted text preview: Humanistic-existential therapies focus on the quality of the clients subjective, conscious experience. Humanistic-existential therapies usually focus on what clients are experiencing here and now. Psychodynamic and humanistic-existential forms of therapy tend to focus on what people think and feel. Humanistic-existential therapies help people to develop self insight, and aim to increase insight into their thinking patterns in the present and past experience. Behavior therapy is called cognitive behavioral therapy. Cognitive behavioral therapy is based on an underlying assumption that cognitions such as thoughts and beliefs influence behavior and changes in cognitions that lead to desirable behavior changes. Cognitive therapy is a form of therapy that focuses on how clients cognitions lead to distress and may be modified to relieve distress and promote adaptive behavior....
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This note was uploaded on 03/14/2010 for the course ETH: SCI 125; 275 taught by Professor Rickiebanning during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '10