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Chapter 15 - PSYC 120 Chapter 15: Professor LeBreton...

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Chapter 15: Professor LeBreton Chapter 15 Treatment and Therapy Psychotherapy Definition: specialized process in which a trained professional uses psych methods to help a person with psychological problems People enter therapy in order to rid themselves of an abnormal behavior or to improve their daily living (personal growth) Psychodynamic Therapy Psychoanalysis : (freud) the root of all psychological problems are unconscious conflicts Free Association: talk about whatever comes to mind (uncensored) Dream Analysis: “royal road to the unconscious” Psychodynamic Therapy : Modern day Freudian therapy: explores the “deeper” reasons for a client’s problems (childhood issues, unconscious processes) Transference: client transfers emotions form inner life (usually feelings towards parents) into the therapist Resistance: any unconscious attempt to subvert the therapy process Humanistic Therapy Client-Centered Therapy: (Carl Rogers) emphasizes the relationship between therapist and client (warmth, empathy)
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