an emotionally charged, confiding interaction between a trained therapist and someone who siffer from psychology difficulties.
an approach to psychotherapy that, depending on the client's problems, uses techniques from various forms of therapy.
Freud's theory of personality and therapeutic technique that attributes thoughts and actions to unconscious motives and conflicts. Frued believed that patient's free associations, resistances, dreams, and transferences and the therapist's interpretations of them released previously repressed feeling, allowing the patient to gain self-insight.
in psychoanalytic, the blocking from consciousness of anxiety-laden material
in psychoanalysis, the patient's transfer to the analyst of emotions linked with other relationships
a huanistic therapy, developed by Carl Rogers, in which the therapist uses techniques such as active listening within a genunie, accepting, empathic environment to facilitate client's growth.
therapy that applies learning principles to the elimination of unwanted behavior
Behavioral techniques, such as systematic desensitization, that treat anxieties by exposing people to the things they fear and avoid.
Therapy that teaches people new, moreadaptive ways of thinking and acting; based on the assumption that thoughts intervene between events and our emotional reactions.
a popular integrated therapy that combines cognitive therapy with behavior therapy
therapy that treats the faimly as a system. Views an individual's unwanted behaviors as influenced by or directed at other family members; attepts to guide family members toward postive relationships and improved communication.