A Behavioral Psychologist may imply that Jake learns from his surroundings. The whole concept is learned through classical and operant conditionings. Jake has learned that when he brings good grades home his parents reward him and when he brings bad grades home they scold him. In this particular case, the psychologist would send Jake to a Behavioral Therapist. The goal would be to change Jake’s actions using the same learning methods that Jake uses to learn anything that might be totally new to him. If bad habits caused the problems then new learned behaviors can stop it.
One form of behavior therapy that is based on classical conditioning is called Systematic Desensitization. It …show more content…
It is a form of psychotherapy that is intended to improve and understand one’s self. The final approach to anxiety disorder is cognitive therapy. Cognitive neuroscience is the mechanisms of the brain and nervous system when involved in memory, thinking, and other cognitive processes. Jake’s anxiety comes from the way he thinks. Scientist under this field use things like magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), and positron emission tomography (PET) to record the activity of the brain. The therapist may be able to see from x-rays that Jake’s neurons are out of control. The psychologist would then send Jake to cognitive therapy.
The Cognitive Therapist has three main goals which are relieve the symptoms and help clients resolve the problems, help clients develop strategies that can be used to cope with future problems, and help clients change the way they think from irrational, self-defeating thoughts to more rational, self-helping, positive