Psy 201-Week 8-Appendix C

306 Words2 Pages
Associate Level Material Appendix C Psychotherapy Matrix Directions: Review Module 36 of Psychology and Your Life. Select three approaches to summarize. Include examples of the types of psychological disorders appropriate for each therapy. |Psychodynamic Approach |Behavioral Approach |Cognitive Approach | |Summary of |This form of therapy tries to bring unresolved past |This approach assumes that both normal and abnormal |This approach tries to teach people to think in more | |Approach |conflicts from the unconscious to the conscious, where the|behaviors are learned. This form of therapy builds on a |adaptive ways by changing their dysfunctional cognitions | | |patient can deal with the problems. The therapist assists |basic process of learning, such as reinforcement and |about the world and themselves. The theory for this | | |the patient with their attempt to explore and understand |extinction. This approach proposes that people must learn |approach assumes that anxiety, depression, and negative | | |the subconscious. They guide their patient in discussing |new behavior to replace their faulty behavior and unlearn |emotions develop from maladaptive thinking. The therapist| | |their past experiences in hopes of stumbling upon |their maladaptive behavior. |systematically teaches the patient to challenge their | | |long-hidden crisis, traumas, or conflicts that produce | |assumptions and adopt new approaches to the old problems. | | |anxiety. The therapist them assists the patient in working|
Open Document