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What are 5 reasons to go to a therapist?
- Create a system which can allow for healing
- To reduce burnout of family
- Coordination of care-doctor with therapist
- court is involved
What is the Biological treatment?
Sending the patient to a doctor to get a medicine prescription
Which chemicals need medical treatment
- Schizophrenia=too much dopamine
- ADHD=too little dopamine
- Depression=too little serotonin
- Anxiety=too low GABA
Define Free association
say a word and then have the clien spontaneously say a word it reminds them of
try to interpret the reason of the problem "scared of girls because his mom is mean"
define dream analysis
interpret the importance of a dream
therapist has attributes that client hates and shows client that they can be good.
let client "unload" to release anxiety
treat client like a "real person" using eye contact, posture, and tone
define unconditional positive regard
nonjudgemental acceptance of client show caring and warmth
be the human mirror. rephrase what the client says to make them realize what they are saying
show understanding of clients view "it sounds like"
define recording automatic thoughts
have client write a journal type thing
define refuting negative thinking
challenge beliefs and thoughts with bold direct questioning statements
define homework assignments
give a task for client to do to fix problem
giving a reward or taking away a privelage
define aversion therapy
shock therapy type stuff
define systematic desensitization
step by step change like phobias. talk about, show pics, visit, engage
define social skills training
what are the 5 psychoanalytic treatments and when do you use them
- repair childhood damage through unconscious ways
- free association
- dream analysis
what are the 4 humanistic treatments and why used
- client centered supportive therapy
- unconditional positive regard
What are the 3 cognitive treatments and why
- change thoughts and thinking
- recording automatic thoughts
- refuting negative thinking
- homework assignments
what are the 4 behavioral treatments and why use them?
- change actions and doing
- aversion therapy
- systematic desensitization
- social skills training