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What is Transference?
feelings generated towards the therapist in the patient, usually related to the patient's unique experience of life (used to understand past relationships in context of new ones).
What is Countertransferrence?
Feelings generated towards the patient in the thereapist, usually related to the therapist's unique experience of life. can be any type of feeling
Recovery of childhood experiences; sx resolution, reworking of personality. Use fantasy/dreams, free association, couch, neutral

Relatively stable pts, able to observe own emotional state, use insight, high ego strength, not psychotic

3-6yrs (4-5/wk)
Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
Based on psychoanalysis - understanding early conflict, use of "here and now". Use face to face, interpretation, supportive interventions

includes less stable pts, able to observe own emotional state, use insight, high ego strength, not psychotic

months to years (weekly or more)
Brief Psychodynamic Therapy
Clarify and resolve conflict that interferes with current function. Use face to face, duration set at beginning, focused.

Similar to psychoanalysis/dynamic pts, identify discrete issues, form good relationship quickly

12-20 sessions (weekly)
Cognitive Therapy
no acknowledge subconscious. thoughts produce/perpetuate sx, so remove sx through id/alter cognitive distortions. Not much use of transferrence.

depression, anxiety, phobias, somatization, schizo; must be motivated to work outside of therapy, not for severe personality or substance abuse

limit 15-25 sessions (weekly)
Behavioral Therapy
modify maladaptive behaviors by reinforcing appropriate ones. Use systemic desensitization, implosion therapy/flooding, aversion therapy, biofeedback

phobias, psychophysiological conditions (pain), other behavs.

usually time limited
Supportive Psychotherapy
Maintain/recover best level of function. "available" therapist, therapist as guide/mentor

high functioning pts in crisis, pts with serious/persistent illness (schizo, BP1), severe personality, medically ill

duration/freq variable
Group Psychotherapy
Often focus on interpersonal relationships.

selection varies by group.

duration/freq varies