Psychotherapy

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  • History Of Psychotherapy

    Psychotherapy is a general term for treating mental health problems by talking with a psychiatrist, psychologist or other mental health provider (“Psychotherapy…” 2013). Science is defined by a department of systematized knowledge as an object of study or knowledge or a system of knowledge covering general truths or the operation of general laws especially as obtained and tested through scientific method (“Science…” 2015). Psychotherapy typically uses a type of trial and error method, using several combined treatments to treat a number of different disorders. Science is more methodical, unquestioning, and follows an “a + b=c” way of thinking. To understand why psychotherapy is not a science, one must first understand the history, methods,…

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  • Psychotherapy Methods

    The Methods of Psychotherapy: Unwrapped In my research, I have discovered that there are numerous methods of psychotherapy to treat many different problems a patient may have. What is psychotherapy? There are many definitions to define such, but basically psychotherapy is treatment of mental or emotional illness by speaking about problems, it does not always result in being prescribed medication. There are two that have sparked my interest and I have decided to further my knowledge on them.…

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  • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

    Psychotherapy is a talking therapy that allows the individual to explore problems and difficulties with a trained Psychotherapist. It is often used to treat emotional problems and mental health conditions, but equally, people often engage in psychotherapy because they are curious about themselves and wish to gain a better understanding of their thoughts, feelings, and the way they relate to others. What is Psychodynamic Psychotherapy? Psychodynamic psychotherapy offers you the opportunity to…

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  • Dynamic Psychotherapy

    TOILETS The number and location of toilets in facilities needed for use in the private practice of the dynamic psychotherapy of children are manifold. They are the products of the opinions of the deciding practitioner and his recall of the needs and inclinations of parents and patients. I have found that two toilets are best to have. One should be connected to the office. One should be connected to the waiting room area. This preference is derived from sixty plus years of practice experience…

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  • Existential Psychotherapy

    to deal with “overwhelming threats, an inaccurate view of the world or inaccurate view of ones self”(p.179). This is an important step in identifying cues and conflicts that Sam is dealing with. Once this is completed we can maintain the therapeutic work and eventually work toward termination. For Sam, it may be useful to combine CBT and existential therapy since Sam is diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder and was dependent on his parents. Based on research by Bornstien (2004),…

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  • Military Psychotherapy Theory

    Military personal often time are put in stressful situations that are sometimes leave lasting impacts mentally on them. This causes them to seek help and intervention to help him or cope with what has happened. This intervention theory would be designed for military personal and their needs. This intervention theory would combine psychotherapy and therapeutic therapy together. Psychotherapy therapy is based upon providing a comfortable environment where the client feels relaxed and…

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  • Psychotherapy And Humanism

    The book “The Unheard Cry for Meaning: Psychotherapy and Humanism” by Viktor Frankl is a book focusing on the personality of people and the different functions and potentials that individuals have. In the first reading, he discussed defense mechanisms and it was fascinating because unknowingly these mechanisms affect our everyday interactions and personalities. Defense mechanisms are a part of who we are and sometimes that is good and bad. This made me reflect on my own defense mechanisms…

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  • Psychotherapy And Personality Analysis

    Psychotherapy can help individuals learn to: (a) relate better with others so that their relationships are more intimate, enjoyable, and rewarding, (b) can help them understand the causes of their emotions and the reasons for their competitiveness, distrust, and self-esteems issues, (c) accept and maintain real personal relationships and collaboration with co-workers, (d) recognize and accept their actual competence and potential so they can tolerate criticisms or failures, (e) increase their…

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  • Summary: The Effects Of Psychotherapy

    The idea of using talk therapy as a way of alleviating the suffering associated with mental health issues is one that has been thoroughly researched over the years, as people have made efforts to determine whether or not psychotherapy is an effective treatment, which types of therapy are most effective, and what are the elements of therapy that make it an effective strategy for dealing with mental health. While this is valuable information, it would be well to consider that there are some…

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  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy Theory

    According to Brakemeier and Frase states in their study “interpersonal psychotherapy as an effective short-term treatment strategy in major depression. In IPT, a reciprocal relationship between interpersonal problems and depressive symptoms is regarded as important in the onset and as a maintaining factor of depressive disorders.” The theory is used into three phases. According to Murdock (2013), the first phases will be the intake and the diagnosis procedure. There are two different…

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