1. Years of research have been conducted in an attempt to empirically support the efficacy of psychological treatments. Mental health providers are required to prove the effectiveness of their chosen treatment modalities in order to receive reimbursement from third parties. Choose a type of therapy used to treat depression. Give a brief definition of this therapy. Then explain what considerations or guideline(s) you used when choosing the treatment. Explain any strengths or weaknesses of your guideline(s).
2. Considering the many emerging treatment strategies in psychology, what might be some advantages and disadvantages of technological advances in psychological treatment? In your opinion, will technological advances benefit certain groups more than others? If so, which populations would be more positively affected?