psychoanalysis involves a patient lying on a couch with a therapist sitting behind and nodding sagely as the patient speaks. Behavioral therapy psychological treatment that is based on principles of learning cognitive therapy Biomedical therapies treatments designed to reduce psychological disorder by influencing the action of the central nervous system. do work in forensic fields, and they do provide counseling and therapy for people in distress. Many psychologists work in research laboratories, hospitals, and other field settings where they study the behavior of humans and animals. person-centered therapy (or client-centered therapy) an approach to treatment in which the client is helped to grow and develop. The therapist provides a comfortable, nonjudgmental environment. a psychological treatment that helps clients identify incorrect or distorted beliefs that are contributing to disorder
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