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a psychological intervention designed to help people resolve emotional, behavioral, and interpersonal problems and improve the quality of their lives
medical doctor w/ prescribing privileges.
physicians, private practice, hospitals, medical centers, schools, academic and others.
freudian therapists and those influenced by freuds techniques
technique in which patients express themselves without censorship of any sort
the therapist task is to interpert the relation of the dream to the patients daytime experience and the dreams symbolic significance
therapies that share an emphasis on the development of human potential and belief that human nature is basically postitive
stress the importance of assumming responisibility for decisions
therapy centering on the patients goals and ways of solving problems. Rogers.
Unconditional positive regard, empathy
therapist who focus on specific problems behaviors and current variables that maintain problematic thoughts, feeling and behaviors.
Focus on PRESENT and only on behavior
patients are taught to relax as they are gradually exposed to what they fearin a stepwise manor, helps with phobias
Cognitive Behavioral therapies
treatment that attempts to replace maladaptive or irrational cognitions with more adaptive, rational cognitions.
Group Therapy 1
therapy that treats more than one person at a time, cost effective and more time and safe.
Group Therapy 2
Clients are not alone, get social support from other group members and very efficient.
Behavioral of CBT
most effective therapies
Very important factor
empirically supported therapies
treatments for sepcific diorders supported by high-quality scientific evidence
empirically supported treatment
based upon research only science shuld inform a therapist about treatment
can lead to significant symptom relief because clients "want" the therapy to work.
use of medication to treat psychological problems.
medication is necessary.
antidepressant prozac is for
psychostimulant ritalin is for...