Humanistic School of Psychotherapy

Humanistic School of Psychotherapy The humanistic school of psychotherapy is also known as the person-centered approach. Humanism is basically, “a system of thought that centers on humans and their values, capacities, and worth,” (Day, 2008, p. 206). There is an emphasis on the positive side of human life. Human nature is seen as [...]

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Cognitive Behavioral School of Psychotherapy

Cognitive Behavioral School of Psychotherapy Cognitive behavioral psychotherapy is a combination of both cognitive psychotherapy and behavioral psychotherapy which means it combines both thoughts and behavior. Albert Ellis and Aaron Beck (whom were previously mentioned) are both important contributors. However, it was Donald Meichenbaum who made the cognitive behavior modification (CBM). It, “focuses [...]

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Cognitive School of Psychotherapy

Cognitive School of Psychotherapy On the other end of the spectrum is cognitive psychotherapy. And is based off the way people think and feel. How one thinks and feels will determine how he or she behaves. The goal is to change dysfunctional and negative ways of thinking. A keyword here is perspective. An [...]

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Behaviorist Psychotherapy

Behaviorist Psychotherapy Behaviorism is another school of psychotherapy that started not long after the era of Sigmund Freud. It is …. Essential concepts of behavioral psychotherapy are classical conditioning, operant conditioning, and social learning theory. Classical conditioning is basically respondent conditioning and, “refers to what happens prior to learning that creates a response [...]

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Psychoanalytic and Psychodynamic School of Psychotherapy

Psychoanalytic and Psychodynamic School of Psychotherapy The early schools have had a massive impact on psychotherapy today. One of the more famous ones, Sigmund Freud, developed several theories, concepts, and techniques that are regarded highly in psychology and still used in practice. Freudian psychoanalysis could take up to five or seven years to [...]

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Early and Current Schools of Psychotherapy

Early and Current Schools of Psychotherapy The early and current schools of psychotherapy are central aspects that help us to understand where psychotherapy came from as well as what has led us to where we are today. During the ninth century, Al-Razi birthed psychotherapy and was a medical expert (Claude, 2015, p. 111). After [...]

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Major Schools of Psychotherapy  ( Part 1 )

Major Schools of Psychotherapy  ( Part 1 ) In psychotherapy, psychologists, therapists, counselors, etc., “apply scientifically validated procedures to help people develop healthier, more effective habits,” (APA, 2018). It is imperative to both use as well as understand psychotherapy in order to become a productive therapist, counselor, psychologist, etc. In fact, “clients undergoing psychotherapy [...]

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