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Unformatted text preview: 1. Assumptions- is this therapy focusing on symptoms of the problem or the causes of the problem? Symptoms versus causes which is better to treat? answer isn't entirely clear; person can get better by treating either- Patient-therapist relationship: Transference- relationship is often examined carefully in context of insight methods- (Freud) idea is that your childhood experiences are crucial to your adult personality <- will affect your relationships with others- transference: where you transfer one relationship (how you interact with your family) to a new context (the therapeutic context)- ex. in therapy, people may feel they have fallen in love with their therapist, or think the therapist has fallen in love with them- countertransference: feeling the therapist may have toward the client-- ex. oh no, not this client, so boring, needy, etc.; therapist would try to draw interpretations, ex- notice you seem to be getting very angry with me power relationships: someone has more power than someone else in a relationship; people with parental issues have problems with people with authority (transference)- 2. Dominant approaches different therapies have different procedures...
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