Non-deterministic You are not this slave to your unconscious thoughts.
Anti-medical model This kind of treatment is less about treating problems but forming a
genuine relationship between the client a
Discussion Questions for Test Three-SOC 433
Sociology of Mental Illness.
Why is the relationship between age and mental health coming increasingly
important? (p.127) Because of the growth of the aged population. In what age
group is the highest prevale
I. Basic issues Create Rational Self talk! (shame is irrational) EMOTIONS ARE FUEL
A. Causal role of
Cognitions How you think can make you sick, succeed, etc
B. Conscious awareness,
present focus We can measure co
I. Empiricism Scientific, measurable process
A. Scientific, measurable progress!
Progress Most reliable route to knowledge, is through the systematic,
objective observation of behavior
- Training to make scientist of your own life
Counseling/Psychotherapy is an art and a science
Art by empathizing, science by using evidence, research and empirical data
- Art = how do they make me feel? Science = literature?
- Can confront
PSY 450 Psychotherapy Research
Questions to Ponder
Consumer Reports: Does Psychotherapy Help?
How was their study conducted? A survey was placed in the consumer
How is this different from other studies of psychotherapy ef
I. Compare & Contrast Psychoanalysis & Psychodynamic Therapy
A. Role of therapist
- Therapists have all of the power. They are the ones that are able to interpret and bring out the
symbols uncovered in the unconscious. They are a bl
Culturally different clients approach therapy with suspicious as to the
Counseling is a waste of time, counselors spend more time with middle class
Whites, clients are told they shouldnt go to college,
What makes you, a counselor,
PSY 450 MacKain
Blending of perspectives Combine thinking, Doing, And feeling into ONE!
Root of suffering is not being in the NOW!
A. Phenomenology The client constructs own experience
B. Existentialist - The past is no more, only n
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