ISU PSY 110 - Therapies (3 pages)

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Illinois State University
Psy 110 - Fundamentals of Psychology

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PSY 110 1st Edition Lecture 21 Outline of Last Lecture I Behavior Therapies II Cognitive Behavior Therapies Outline of Current Lecture I Insight Therapies II Relationship Therapies III Biomedical Therapies Current Lecture Insight Therapies Insight Therapies Approaches based on the notion that psychological well being depends on selfunderstanding Psychodynamic Therapy Attempts to uncover repressed childhood experiences Sometimes what patients do not say is as important as what they do say resistance Psychoanalysis o Free Association Explores the unconscious and the patient reveals whatever thoughts feelings or images come to mind o Dream Analysis Areas of emotional concern repressed in waking life are sometimes expressed in symbolic form in dreams o Transference Emotional reaction that occurs during psychoanalysis patient displays feelings and attitudes toward the analyst present in another significant relationship Humanistic Therapy Therapists assume that people have the ability and freedom to lead rational lives and make rational choices Word client is used instead of patient Person Centered Therapy Disorder results when the natural tendency toward self actualization is blocked Therapist attempts to create an accepting climate based on unconditional positive regard Non directive Therapy Therapist allows the direction of therapy sessions to be controlled by the client These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute Goal is to allow client to direct the therapy session and move toward self actualization realization of inner potential Gestalt Therapy Directive therapy that seeks to Fully experience and own feelings thoughts and actions in the present moment Help clients achieve a more integrated self Allow clients to become more authentic and self accepting Therapist actively directs therapy session Provides answers and suggestions to the client Getting in touch

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