Therapies - More Types of Psychotherapy • Insight: –...

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Therapies What Is Psychotherapy? Any psychological technique used to facilitate positive changes in personality, behavior, or adjustment Types of Therapy: Individual Insight Action Directive Non-directive Time-limited Supportive Positive Types of Psychotherapy Individual: Involves only one client and one therapist Client: Patient; the one who participates in psychotherapy Rogers used “client” to equalize therapist-client relationship and de- emphasize doctor-patient concept Group: Several clients participate at the same time
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Unformatted text preview: More Types of Psychotherapy • Insight: – Goal is for clients to gain deeper understanding of their thoughts, emotions, and behaviors • Directive: – Therapist provides strong guidance More Types of Psychotherapy • Time-Limited: – Any therapy that limits number of sessions – Partial response to managed care and to ever-increasing caseloads • Caseload: – Number of clients a therapist actively sees • Positive Therapy: – Techniques designed to enhance personal strengths, rather than “fix” weaknesses...
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY ps 101 taught by Professor - during the Spring '10 term at Montgomery.

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