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Unformatted text preview: Psychological Therapies 1. Psychological vs Biomedical 2. Psychoanalysis & Psychodynamic 3. Humanistic—Client-Centred 4. Behaviour 1. Systematic Desensitization 2. Aversive Conditioning 5. Cognitive 1. Cognitive vs Cognitive Behaviour Categories of Therapies ¡ psychological therapies : employ structured interactions (usually verbal) between a trained professional and a client ¡ biomedical therapies : employ drugs that act directly on the patient’s nervous system ¡ very often, the two are used together, and this interaction may be when each is most effective Psychotherapy ¡ psychotherapy : a planned, emotionally charged, confiding interaction between a trained therapist and an individual/client suffering from psychological difficulties ¡ over 200 types; eclectic approach Psychoanalysis ¡ Freud’s method ¡ psychoanalysis : the patient gains self insight through the therapist’s interpretation of the patient’s free associations, resistances, dreams, and transferences ¡ make what is repressed conscious...
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2010 for the course PSYCH 101 taught by Professor Ennis during the Spring '09 term at Waterloo.
- Spring '09