Therapy - Therapy InsightTherapies

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Insight Therapies A variety of individual psychotherapies designed to  give people a better awareness and understanding  of their feelings, motivations, and actions in the  hope that this will help them adjust. Psychoanalysis Client-centered therapy Gestalt therapy
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Psychoanalysis Based on the belief that anxiety and other problems  are symptoms of inner conflicts stemming from  childhood. Free Association :   A technique that encourages  the patient to talk without inhibition about  whatever thoughts or fantasies come to mind.
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PSYCHOanalysis Transference  The patient’s carrying over to the analyst  feelings held toward childhood authority figures. Insight  Awareness of previously unconscious feelings and  memories and how they influence present feelings and  behavior. 
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Client-Centered Therapy Nondirectional form of therapy developed by Carl  Rogers that calls for unconditional positive regard  of the client by the therapist with the goal of  helping the client become fully functioning.
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“Client” vs. “Patient” Rogers used the term  client  rather than  patient  to highlight the more active and equal  role he assigned to the person seeking  therapy.
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Role of the Therapist Rogers emphasized understanding life from the  client’s point of view. A therapist must be nondirective and reflect back  to the client what he/she has said.
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Gestalt Therapy A therapy that emphasizes the wholeness of  the personality and attempts to reawaken  people to their emotions and sensations in the  here-and-now.
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Gestalt Therapy Fritz Perls encouraged face-to-face  confrontations to help people become more  genuine or “real” in their day-to-day  interactions. The therapist is active and directive.
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Behavior Therapies Therapeutic approaches that are based on  the belief that all behavior is learned, and  that the objective of therapy is to teach  people new, more satisfying ways of  behaving.
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This note was uploaded on 01/06/2012 for the course PSYCH 2301 taught by Professor Michaelrose during the Fall '12 term at Collins.

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