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Gestalt therapy is grounded in the theoretical foundation(s) of:
(a) field theory & (b) existential theory
Which of the following was NOT a desirable characteristic for a therapist according to Rogers?
Emotionally Dramatic
For Gestalt therapists, it is critical that the patient lives:
in the present to maximize the interpersonal encounter
Rogers believed that persons have a "formative tendency" that leads to:
an Actualizing Tendency
Person Centered therapy would be considered:
Non-Directive
What a person chooses to focus his/her concerns about would be considered by gestalt therapists to be a product of:
Figure Formation Process
The processes for avoiding contact that gestalt therapists identify are similar to the psychoanalytic concepts of:
defense mechanisms
The most common technique for a person-centered therapist is:
reflective listening
Behavior therapy regards a patients' thoughts and fantasies as:
irrelevant
Asking a patient to speak for their hands would most likely be done by:
a gestalt therapist
The empty chair technique is used to:
help a patient explore the dialectic between themselves and someone else
A person centered therapist is likely to give direct advice to a client when:
hell freezes over, i.e. never
For behavioral therapist, memory would be considered as:
the act of remembering
Behavioral assessments could include all but one of the following:
free association
Which of the following would not be an example of exposure as a behavioral intervention??
having the patient imagine an anxiety provoking event and then relaxing
Beck's concept of the "cognitive triad" consists of:
self:world:future
For cognitive therapists like Beck & Ellis:
thinking overrides emotion
In Ellis's ABC model of how the mind creates problems for us, the B stands for:
beliefs
For cognitive therapy, a cognitive schemata is like:
a strategy or template
For cognitive therapy, automatic thoughts are like:
a canned idea
A person who says, "if I don't get the promotion my entire life will be for nothing!" is using a type of distortion called:
catastrophizing
A person who says, "I feel inadequate, therefore I must be inadequate" is using a type of distortion called:
Emotional Reasoning
A person who says that the slow driver in front of her is driving slow on purpose so that she will be late to her appointment, is using a type of distortion called:
personalization
"A person who says,"everyone always tries to cheat on tests" is using a type of distortion called:
overgeneralization
An example of thought stopping to control a problem with a distraction would be:
yell in your mind or imagine a ringing bell
An example of distracting to help a person break a cycle of repeatedly checking doors and windows to see if they are locked would be:
snapping a rubber band on your wrist
Albert Ellis viewed Gloria's problems as primarily stemming from:
her clinging to dogmatic, rigid "musts" and commands that she continues to live by
A patient comes to therapy because she cannot say "no" to people. Which of the following behavioral techniques would be most appropriate for her?
assertiveness training
A gestalt therapist would be interested in a patient's:
awareness of her moment-to-moment experience, contact with her therapist, ability to attribute meaning to what she is doing, feeling, and thinking, and reactions to what is happening during the therapeutic hour (ALL)
While the goal of cognitive therapy is to _________, the goal of behavioral therapy is to ________.
change thinking----- change behavior