Psychotherapy Matrix Essay

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Axia College Material Appendix D 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. |Group Therapy |Behavioral Therapy |Drug Therapy | |Summary of |Group therapy is an environment where a group of people |Behavioral therapy builds upon the process of an |Drug therapy involves the use of prescribed medications to| |Approach |can gather (with or without a licensed therapist) to |individual’s learning through the application of classical|alter the brains normal operation by blocking or enhancing| | |discuss common aspects of their behavior or psychological |and operand conditioning. This approach is particularly |certain neurological functions. The medications used to | | |functioning. Examples of group therapy include, but are |useful in teaching an individual effective coping skills |accomplish this are divided into four basic categories, | | |not limited to, Alcoholics Anonymous, family therapy, and |or ways in which he or she can improve upon their |Antidepressants, Antipsychotics, Mood Stabilizers and | | |other self-help groups. Because therapy is provided in a |behavior. A sub-set of behavioral therapy, known as |Anxiety Drugs. Based on the premise that focusing | | |group setting this approach has economic advantages for |Dialectical Behavior Therapy, focuses on teaching an |treatment directly on the neurological function of the | | |the individual however, some critics suggest that the |individual to accept who they

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