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Axia College Material Appendix D Psychotherapy Matrix Directions: Review Module 36 of Psychology and Your Life . Select three approaches to summarize. Include examples of the types of psychological disorders appropriate for each therapy. PSY/201 {Insert type of therapy approach} {Insert type of therapy approach} {Insert type of therapy approach} Summary of Approach Behavioral treatment Approaches  Treatment approaches that build on the basic processes of learning, such as reinforcement and extinction, and assume that normal and abnormal behavior are both learned. Cognitive treatment approaches  Treatment approaches that teach people to think in more adaptive ways by changing their dysfunctional cognitions about the world and themselves. Psychodynamic therapy:  Therapy that seeks to bring unresolved past
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Unformatted text preview: conflicts and unacceptable impulses from the unconscious into the conscious, where patients may deal with the problems more effectively. Disorders appropriate for this therapy Quitting smoking, losing weight, and certain phobias are appropriate for behavioral therapy. Cognitive treatment would be appropriate for anxiety disorders, depression, and obsessive compulsive disorder. Psychodynamic therapy is useful for people with substance abuse problems. Most substance abusers suffer from feelings of low self worth that stem from past experiences. This type of therapy targets where these feelings are coming from and help patients battle and cope with the feelings....
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This note was uploaded on 05/27/2011 for the course PSY/201 PSY/201 taught by Professor Caolinepela during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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