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Psyc 101 - General Psychology

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Treatment for Psychological Disorders David L Penn Ph D Psychology 101 Clients Who Seeks Therapy 15 of U S population in a given year Full range of human problems Women more than men Medical insurance Education level Figure 14 1 Therapy utilization rates Who Provides Treatment Social Worker 2 year masters degree trained in therapy and case management Psychiatrist M D and residency specialty in psychology Prescribe medication Psychologist typically grad school 5 years for PhD Trained in therapy and assessment All therapy is not the same Insight Oriented Therapies Psychodynamic therapy Goal is therapeutic insight and working through conflicts Techniques Free association talking without filter Interpreting resistance bring to clients attentions when the client is trying to resist therapy ex change of topic Dream analysis latent content versus manifest content Transference patient plays out unresolved conflicts with others in a therapeutic situation ex issues with father so they behave towards therapist as they act towards their father Counter transference The therapist acts towards the client as they would act to someone they know like them unconscious behavior Humanistic approaches ClientCentered Therapy Goal of therapy Help the individual eliminate the obstructions that stand in the way of congruence i e a self concept in line with the self Major elements of therapy Therapeutic alliance Unconditional positive regard Genuineness 55 Fig143 BASIC HUMAN NEEDS Need for self actualization Need for positive regard OTHERS RESPONSES RESULT Unconditional positive regard Self actualization SELF GUIDES Conditional positive regard MENTAL HEALTH EFFECTS Self ideals Sadness Disappointment Depression Self oughts Anxiety Shame Guilt Selfdiscrepancies Humanistic Approaches Client Centered Therapy Assumptions Treatment is an encounter among equals Clients will improve on their own given the proper conditions The client must be totally accepted and supported as a human being in therapy



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