Developmental Psychology Personal Reflection Essays

  • Part I: Goal of Christian Counseling

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    Record: 1 Title: Rogerian theory: a critique of the effectiveness of pure client-centred therapy. Authors: Kensit DA Source: Counselling Psychology Quarterly (COUNS PSYCHOL Q), 2000 Dec; 13 (4): 345-51. (21 ref) Publication Type: journal article Language: English Abstract: Rogers' Client-Centered Therapy (RCCT) included the phenomena 'phenomenology' (i.e., multiple reality theory) and the 'innate desire to self-actualize', maintained by the organismic valuing process. RCCT also assumed that the therapist

  • Father & Homosexual Son Relationship

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    Seutter, R. and Rovers, M. (2004). Emotionally Absent Fathers: Furthering the Understanding of Homosexuality. Journal of Psychology and Theology. Rosemead School of Psychology, Biola University. Period of Data Gathering | Research Method (s) | Research Sites(s) | Research Participants/Data Source | Research Objectives | Results per Objective | General Remarks of Reviewer | (unspecified) | Structured questionnaire were sent to the whole population of 455 Roman Catholic Seminarians | Canada

  • My Life Throughout the Developmental Stages

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    My Life Throughout the Developmental Stages April 16, 2012 My Life Throughout the Developmental Stages I. What was your family like? a. Religious family b. The middle child of nine c. Both parents were present always until late adulthood both parents deceased II. What things do you remember about your childhood? a. Rough growing up in such a large family b. Wearing of the same clothing more than once in a week c. Going to church every Sunday d. The good and the bad of growing

  • Case Study: Good Will Hunting

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    Introduction This case study is about a drama movie called Good Will Hunting, the movie exhibits many examples of ethical, moral and legal issues. The movie was written by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, the film follows the story of a young 20 year old who is an orphan who grew up in various foster homes, and was physically abused as a child. Will works as a janitor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Will is an extraordinary mathematical genius with a photographic memory, who enjoys solving

  • Supervision Level 5

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    when supervisee/supervisor orientations differ, conflicts may arise (Falender & Safranske, 2004). More recent models of supervision have integrated theories from psychology and other disciplines, for one-to-one, peer and group supervision. As supervision has become more focused, different types of models emerged, such as developmental models, integrated models, and agency models. As a result, these models have to some extent replaced the original counselling theory models of supervision, and supervisors

  • A Qualitative Study: Influence of Past Relationships on the Development of Future Relationships - a Thematic Analysis.

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    relationships on the development of future relationships in a individual’s life. Thematic analysis showed that significant relationships during childhood did influence future relationships later on in the individuals life. Introduction: Developmental psychology predominantly focuses on the link between relationships in childhood and future relationships in adulthood and whether early age experiences has an influence on individual’s relationships in the future. A social constructionists point of

  • Epstomological Research Essay

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    Since then, research on personal epistemology has been extended to be now divided into three broad categories: developmental perspective (Perry, 1970; Belenky et. al, 1986; Baxter Magolda, 1992; King & Kitchener, 1994; Kuhn, 1995), personal epistemology (Shommer-Aikins, 2002), and alternative concepts of personal epistemology (Hofer & Pintrich, 1997; Hammer & Elby, 2002). The aim of reviewing the three categories is to have a deep understanding of the construct of personal epistemology, how it has

  • Claim Of Fact

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    Fact Claim Essay: Who is to blame? What makes a student successful? Some would say success is based on the determination of the student or how well of an educator a teacher is. However, modern society is evolving and focusing on the family unit as being a highly influential factor in the academic career of a student. A person spends between 12-16 years of life in an academic environment. Researchers are examining various theories as to why students may or may not be in school and in furthering

  • Describe and Evaluate Any Two Theories in Development Psychology

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    This assignment will describe and evaluate two theories in developmental psychology. Developmental psychology is the scientific study of changes that occur in human beings over the course of their life span. Firstly looking at Piaget’s Theory, and then followed by Kohlberg, there will be an evaluation of the similarities and differences between the two. It will provide evidence of how Piaget’s and Kohlberg’s theories both suffer from the same criticisms as they both use dilemmas with a particular

  • Adlerian V. Psychoanalytic Theory

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    Theories Part 1: Chart | Theory 1: Adlerian | Theory 2: Psychoanalytic | Background Theory | * Alfred Adler * early 1900s * originally called ‘individual psychology’ * conflicted with Freud | * Sigmund Freud * early 1900s * ‘talking cure’ | Human Nature | * positive * developmental perspective * social embeddedness | * irrational forces * unconscious motivations * biological drives | Major Constructs | * holistic * choice and

  • Autobiographical Memory Essay

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    What is autobiographical memory? Illustrate your answer with some examples from research. Anastasia – Isavella Tsipa (ps11ait@leeds.ac.uk) School of Psychology, University of Leeds When speaking about the term autobiographical memory, many of us would be able to some extent, give a logic – based definition by using simple words and examples drawn from everyday life. Scientifically though, the procedure of studying and defining autobiographical memory (or episodic memory) is not a simple one

  • Personal Ethical Reasoning

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    Running head: PERSONAL MORAL AND ETHICAL REASONING 1 My Own Moral and Ethical Reasoning Gary D. Neer Walden University Abstract Personal Moral and Ethical Reasoning The development of my own moral and ethical reasoning was developed through diverse influences to which amalgamate shaping my moral and ethical perspectives. There are many different experience in life to which guide and direct are moral and ethical

  • Kolb's Experiential Learnign Theory

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    in the learning process. Another reason the theory is called “experiential” is its intellectual origins in the experiential works of Dewey, Lewin, and Piaget. Taken together, Dewey’s philosophical pragmatism, Lewin’s social psychology, and Piaget’s cognitive-developmental genetic epistemology form a unique perspective on learning and development. (Kolb, 1984). Introduced by David A. Kolb (1939), Kolb’s experiential learning theory is a four-stage cyclical theory of learning from a holistic

  • Customized Learning Theory

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    understanding the dynamic of these relationships, a teacher understands the development and learning of students and seeks opportunities to positively support not only their intellectual development, but also social and personal as well. Children are children. For the most part, their developmental patterns can be predicted. Understanding the different stages of development can give teachers insight to not only academic performance, but also behaviors. This paper will focus on the learning theory of adolescents

  • Select an Area of Nursing Care That You Have Participated in. Discuss How Carper’s Ways of Knowing Contributed to the Care You Have Provided. Finally Discuss the Ways in Which This Care Was Communicated.

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    'A Reflection on Group Dynamics' A group - is a collection of individuals who work together to perform a shared task to achieve a common goal (Hogg, 1992). In addition Shaw (1976) explained, the Dynamics of a group is the process of interaction which affects the growth and development of each member within the group. For example, factors such as structure, cohesiveness, norms and roles will have an influence on the interaction and interpersonal relationships between members of a

  • Your Baby Can Read Analysis

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    Claim to Teach a Baby to Read Psych/500 Claim to Teach a Baby to Read It is easy to assume that most American’s have seen the informicial for the “Your Baby Can Read!” company or has heard a personal review from one of the many parents that have purchased the program. This product takes a marketing campaign of both scientific influence as well as playing on the emotional and pyschological buying pressures of the parents. This paper will anaylyze this product to determine

  • Reflective Counseling Essay

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    will never change. That is what your friend believes about men, and definitely influences her response, the same goes for reflective counseling. (Bolton, 2005) argues that solving personal issues through reflective counseling has proved to be one of the most challenging and unpredictable task in the field of psychology, this is due to the fact that reflective counseling will never produce a standard solution to a problem. Beliefs held by the counselor have great effect and will influence their decisions

  • Compare and Contrast Humanistic and Existential Psychology, with Reference to Their Contribution to the Understanding of Human Nature.

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    | COMPARE AND CONTRAST HUMANISTIC AND EXISTENTIAL PSYCHOLOGY, WITH REFERENCE TO THEIR CONTRIBUTION TO THE UNDERSTANDING OF HUMAN NATURE. | BSc (Hons) Counselling & Therapeutic Studies | WORD COUNT: 3000 2/1/2012 | COMPARE AND CONTRAST HUMANISTIC AND EXISTENTIAL PSYCHOLOGY, WITH REFERENCE TO THEIR CONTRBUTION TO THE UNDERSTANDING OF HUMAN NATURE. ‘…the key words for Humanistic therapy are acceptance and growth; the major themes of Existential therapy are client responsibility

  • Evaluate The Main Elements Of a Person-Centred App

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    Freud is generally recognised as the founder of the psychodynamic approach to modern psychology - psychoanalysis. Freud believed that much of our human behaviour is not within our conscious control and is powerfully affected by unconscious motives. Furthermore, he considered adult behaviour patterns and thought processes to be the creation of childhood experiences. Psychological problems occur in the developmental stages of childhood when sexual and aggressive impulses are subconsciously repressed

  • “Perspectives on Coping and Resilience

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    Practice Vol.1. No.2 December, 2013, pp. 126-128 Horizon Research Publishing ” – A Critical Essay Rachel Mitchell1 1 Abstract: Literature examining concepts of coping and resilience within a range of diverse fields such as social work, psychology, art, spirituality and management science, have emerged and have shifted a focus from sustainable practices to resilience building. A recently released book, Perspectives on Coping and Resilience “examines the interplay of individual, family, community