Gestalt psychology

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  • Julia Case Study

    Julia’s cognitive abilities were assessed through the use of Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scales, 4th Edition (WAIS-IV). The areas of cognitive processing ability measured include crystallized intelligence, short-term memory, visual-spatial processing, reasoning ability, and processing speed. The subtests measure different cognitive processing abilities and when combined together they form four index scores: Verbal Comprehension, Perceptual Reasoning, Working Memory and Processing Speed which…

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  • Analysis Of 'I Am Going To Start Living Like A Mystic'

    In the poem “I am Going to Start Living like a Mystic” Edward Hirsch describes his view of his natural surroundings as he walks around a park. A walk through the natural world could be like a pilgrimage as stated by Edward Hirsch. Looking at the trees, the sky, the snow, and all the beauty that nature has to offer, as a human one wonders and expands upon his or her idea of nature and its tangible limitations. However, at the same time one may lose focus and fall into delusion, as the human heart…

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  • Compare And Contrast The Enlightenment And Transcendentalist Thought By Thomas Paine

    In the 1700’s to the early 1820’s, America is in a disposition of “I think”; however, towards the end of the 1820’s to the late 1830’s, the disposition of Americans change to “I am”. These movements are known as the Enlightenment and Transcendentalist periods. Both pose distinctive outlooks on how the American people should dwell within a society. Despite the differences in their ideology, a mutual understanding can be found when discussing the chastity of one’s mind. The Enlightenment…

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  • Self Esteem And Self Perception

    Self-Esteem and Self-Perceptions Self-esteem is a hot topic in psychology and has generated lots of research. It is considered a strong predictor of well-being and quality of life. High self-esteem is often advised because studies comply many positive qualities as a result of having high self-esteem. While low self-esteem is rather closely related to mental illness. The physical self is a crucial element in the development of self-esteem. A culture that places value on certain physical features…

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  • The Importance Of Being A Counselor

    What does it mean to be a Counselor? When people come across individuals in the profession of mental health they typically think of “crazy”, “bad”, or “it takes a special person”. A true counselor’s job responsibilities go well beyond what people imagine. Counselor’s help individuals deal with difficult emotions, mental health disorders, and trauma related experiences. A person who holds this title provides therapy and guidance to clients that help manage stress, redirect emotions, evoke change,…

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  • Empathy In Existential Therapy

    a strength, but their approach has also isolated the field somewhat from other forms of psychology that rely more on empirical evidence and quantifiable results” (Price, 2011, p. 58). In ET, it is difficult to identify specific outcomes of a clients to measure for research. This is because every therapeutic relationship begins and is molded by the client’s experiences and understandings, so every therapeutic relationship is unique and distinct. Along with the fact that every goal of each ET…

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  • Importance Of Rescue From Loss

    Rescue from Loss The king judged on her robber son to be execute when the church bell ring. The next day, people attended to watch the executions waiting the voice of the bell. The bell rang but everyone did not hear the sound. When the king sent guards to see what happens, they found mother hands bleeding because she put them inside the bell in order not ring. The guards returned and told king, then he gave amnesty to her son. Parents must be wise in order to save their children from the wrong…

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  • Alcoholics Anonymous Group Analysis

    I observed an Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) group in Paterson, NJ, which is a self-help group that helps alcoholics in the recovery and treatment phase. It’s an open group for anyone who wants to change their drinking habits. They have the meeting every Friday at 7:30 pm. There’s no specific qualifications to attend this group. No age limit, specific race, or education is required to become a member. The program is free for any individual who wants to stop their alcohol assumptions. The group’s main…

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  • Analysis Of The Habit Loop

    The Habit Loop In his book The Power of Habit (2012), Duhiggs explains “this process within our brain is a three-step loop” (p. 19). That is, the three essential components that make up this ‘habit loop’ are as follows: a cue, a routine, and a reward. Beginning with the first step, a cue is a trigger that overrides the brain to enter an automatic and involuntary mode, before determining which habit to carry out. In this case, an alarm clock going off would be the cue. Clearly, the blaring alarm…

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  • Analysis Of William Glasser: Discipline Guided By Choice Theory

    William Glasser: Discipline Guided by Choice Theory William Glasser believes that all behavior is chosen and that all of our actions are driven by five basic needs. These needs are survival, love and belonging, power, freedom, and fun. Educators need to recognize that if a student is acting out it they are lacking one or more of these basic needs. Glasser does not believe in punishment. In place of punishment, students must state their inappropriate behavior, why it was wrong, and what they…

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