Samples "Psychotherapy"


Compare And Contrast The Interview Techniques In Therapy

In today's society there are a variety of individuals from different cultures and backgrounds. Each person grows up facing unique challenges while developing into adulthood. The situations may be traumatic to the individual where it needs to be mentally processed to grow into a healthy adult. Adults in our society...

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Brief Psychodynamic Therapy (BPT)

Brief Psychodynamic Therapy focuses on a dynamic unconscious. It focuses on the large parts of people’s psychological lives that they are unaware of as well as centers on dynamic activities in these unconscious processes, which essentially contribute to people’s emotional and behavioral lives (Carlyle, 2007). Brief Psychodynamic Therapy is informed...

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Incorporating Art Therapy into a Basic Living Skills and Coping Skills Program

Outpatient psychiatric treatment represents a less restrictive care level that enables the individual to receive treatment for their illness, while at the same time allowing the individual to maintain work and family commitments. Usually, patients who have completed inpatient treatment and are currently in recovery tend to continue receiving treatment...

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Selecting the Best Therapy

Selecting the best therapy is essential to producing the best possible outcomes for a client. If the client does not respond well to one therapy, then it is necessary to adjust the methods to meet their needs. Although many different therapies are evidence based, this does not mean that the...

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Why Insurance Companies Should Cover Ketamine Infusions as a Mental Health Therapy

Bouffard asserted that ketamine therapy is a widely accepted viable treatment for patients experiencing health conditions such as major depressive disorders among other mental conditions. Research has shown that Ketamine infusion therapy is better than other conventional antidepressants and there is a growing concern in the medical fraternity that it...

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Couples Treatment Plan

Intimate Partner Violence is a saddening reality for a large number of individuals in relationships. Such a situation is difficult to handle and has consistently been discussed in the psychology field in terms of applicable measures of action. Traditionally, the Duluth Model was adopted to deal with IPV cases, eliciting...

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The Effects of Childhood Trauma

When considering the impact that childhood trauma has on development it seems necessary to view the issue from a life course perspective. According to Fink and Galea (2015) traumatic events are ubiquitous, as a majority of people will experience lifetime traumas. To put this into perspective, nine out of 10...

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Psychologist and Public Health

A clinical psychology handles the assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental illnesses in various populations. While these mental health clinicians can be employed in the medical environment, such as hospitals and psychiatric centers, they cannot prescribe medication to people (Cherry, 2015). As far as health prevention, clinical psychologists can...

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Mental Conditions: Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a life-changing mental disorder that affects up to 2% of adults (Psychology Today, 2017). Its most common and visible symptoms include frequent mood changes, injurious and suicidal tendencies, problematic interpersonal relationships and unstable behavioral patterns (Psychology Today, 2017). Other symptoms include unjustified feelings of abandonment,...

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It is hardly surprising the Freud, so profoundly the investigator of the individual mind and of individual needs, would have issues with civilization and the demands of any society. His emphasis is invariably on the personal, and his groundbreaking work explores the innermost drives – and demons – of the...

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Subpoena Case Study

When a motion is made to subpoena records, and the client resists, in this case Sheila, a psychotherapists may protect the client in many ways. If the psychotherapists feels that releasing the information may be harmful to their client, a motion may be made to “quash the subpoena” to protect...

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Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline personality disorder (or BPD) is a cluster-B personality disorder which is associated with impulse and emotional control, and difficulties with interpersonal relationships and self-imagine. Generally, the disorder is diagnosed in adolescence or early adulthood, but there are associated symptoms which are present in younger children or even babies (Burke...

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Art and Music Therapy

In the therapy sessions conducted with Robbie, music was not the only medium of change. The therapist also used other forms of art (painting, clay modeling, dancing etc.), as well as play (games with sand and water). Moreover, Robbie’s peers were taking part in some of the sessions, which lead...

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PRISM (Psychiatric Research Interview for Substance and Mental Disorders)

The Psychiatric Research Interview for Substance and Mental Disorders (PRISM) was developed and put into use for clinical and research-oriented assessment for those with co-occurring disorders (COD) when no such tools were available. According to Hasin, Trautman, Miele, Samet, Smith & Endicott (1996), “Rather than offering guidelines on taking a...

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Exposure Therapy

Exposure therapy, also known as prolonged exposure therapy, is a type of therapy that is used in a wide variety of clinical situations. One of these clinical situations include alcohol or drug problems, also known as substance use disorder. Another clinical situation is post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a common development...

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Classical Conditioning and Phobias

According to the classical conditioning ideology, the process of association is applied in learning new behaviors. Therefore, the linkage between two stimuli assist in the learning of a certain response in an individual. One of the essential entities in classical conditioning is the ability of an individual to learn from...

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Addictive Disorders

Mood and Addictive Disorders: Causes, Treatments, and Influences Potential causes of depressive, bipolar, and substance disorders. There are many potential causes for depressive, bipolar and addictive disorders. Most of the time, these disorders stem from underlying hormonal imbalances, heredity, some sort of neurological factor, or an environmental factor. It has...

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Family Therapy Techniques

Many different books have been written on the concept of family therapy and the different techniques that may be used when attempting to assist individuals through their family related therapy issues. Family Therapy Techniques by Salvador Minuchin and H. Charles Fishman still manages to stand out above all of the...

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Myths of Popular Psychology

The purpose of this report is to analyze a popular psychology myth, as identified from Lilienfield's paper on the myths of popular psychology (2010). The myth chosen to be questioned and researched is myth number 23 in the book, entitled “The Polygraph (“Lie Detector”) Test Is an Accurate Means of...

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Freud And Neo-Freudians

Sigmund Freud created the Theory of Psychosexual Development, or psychoanalytic theory. He viewed the human psyche as an iceberg. The conscious mind is the part of the iceberg that is above the water. The unconscious mind is the larger part which is unseen below the water. The mind is composed...

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