Clinical Therapy Psych
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Aversion and Social-learning
begins with specific behavioral goals and then helps the client learn how to achieve those goals.
an attractive stimulus is paired with a noxious stimulus in order to elicit a negative reaction to the target stimulus.
clients learn how to overcom ecertain behavioral problems by observing and imitating thebehaviors of other people without those behavioral problems.
(Rational Emotive Therapy)
Seeks to improve people’s functioning by changing their thoughts and beliefs.
: assumes that thoughts precede emotions, and that unpleasant feelings are a result of irrational thoughts.
a hybrid of cognitive and behavior therapy.
Humanistic Therapy I:
the therapist listens to the client with total acceptance & unconditional positive regard.
Humanistic Therapy II:
the therapist has people act out unfulfilled fantasies or dreams in a safe environment to achieve satisfaction regarding those needs
Family Systems Therapy:
an individual’s problems arise in a family setting and therefore must be dealt with by working to improve family relationships and communication.
Group Therapy vs. Self-Help Groups:
: involves the treatment of many clients all at once.
same as group therapy but without a therapist.
established that a therapist who knows that a client has harmful intent towards an identified person or persons has a duty to break confidentiality with the client to protect the endangered person.
ocus on the needs of groups rather than individuals and look at various ways to circumvent mental illness or lessen its damaging effects.
: methods aimed at stopping mental illness before it begins.
identifying a disorder in its early stages and relieving it.
taking steps to prevent an illness from becoming more serious.
The M’Naghten Rule:
In order to be judged insane at thetime of a crime, a person must be so disordered that they cannot understand what they are doing. (Insanity Defense)
(Free Association and Transference)
: the client thinks about a problem and then says everything that comes to mind related to it
: the client’s experience of feelings previously associated with a parent or other important figure are “transferred” to the therapist.
Clinical Therapy Psych
Chapter 15 (only...for final)