Psychotherapy

The involvement of the brain neurotransmitters serotonin in the psychological diseases

This essay will focus on the involvement of the brain neurotransmitters serotonin in the psychological disorder, depression, and dopamine in the psychological disorder, schizophrenia. With evidence from various studies relating to the effectiveness of drug treatments in both disorder, this essay will evidence the treatments of psychological disorders and that drugs are only effective in …

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The Psychoanalysis Concepts Of Intersubjectivity, The Analytic Third And Relational Psychoanalysis Psychotherapy

Introduction There are many ways to conduct therapy, in this essay I will start off by giving insight on what is Psychoanalytic theory and then critically discuss a few ways of conducting therapy which are relational psychoanalysis psychotherapy, intersubjectivity and the analytic third. I will also discuss how these concepts assist the therapist in working …

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Anti-psychairty in 1950

The anti-psychiatry movement evolved in the 1950’s, psychiatrists argued that the approach being taken was not only costly but also profoundly unscientific as well as being ineffective. This was the breakthrough for the anti-psychiatry movement in 1960’s when famous figures become highly vocal about the nature of psychiatry and how it controls those deviating from …

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Reasons Why Psychoanalysis And Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Are Becoming Rare

American psychoanalysts are an endangered species. For many years, Freudian theory has been providing a comprehensive framework to describe human behavior. Nowadays, however, the traditional psychoanalysis and psychodynamic psychotherapies are in dramatic decline. As per Freud, internal or psychological forces motivate behavior, and abnormality occurs when there is an imbalance in the internal forces (neuroses). …

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A Study On Human Psychotherapy: How Feelings, Behaviors, And Psychoanalysis Are Used

Instead of rigidly focusing on only one approach and its theories and techniques, many counselors choose to incorporate one or more different approaches, or just bits from different approaches, into their style. The three different aspects of human experience that different approaches consider are feelings, cognitive patterns, and behavior (Corey, 2013). The integrative field is …

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Clinical Cases improved by materialization (Shared by a Therapist)

Nazish Idrees, A clinical Psychologist, Ph.D. Scholar shared their valuable cases that are improved with the use of materializing thoughts. She commonly recommends and trains her clients for visualization, manifestation and self-hypnosis. She said, I believe in the power of subconscious mind and we can always and almost all the time can use this technique …

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Approaching Psychotherapy From Navratilova’s And Price’s Hedonistic Perspective: How Motivation And Reward Is The Result Of Pain

Navratilova and Porreca (2014) research the impact of pain on reward and motivation of individuals, while focusing on the conventional assumptions of hedonism and godlessness. A hedonistic approach to psychotherapy believes that individuals are motivated by the self, in that they seek pleasure and avoid pain. The authors demonstrate this view when they state that …

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Aspects Of Psychotherapy Are Relevant For Different Contexts

The science of Psychology offers an extensive scope of principles, theories and methodological approaches to understanding mental health, cognitive functioning and behaviour as well as mental disorders in an individual (Wittchen, Hartling & Hoyer, 2015). The science of psychology has therefore developed a set of distinctive methods and techniques used to aid them with the …

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Efficacy Of Assistive Natural Therapy Compared To Other Psychological Therapies For Depression

Introduction I got acquainted with different psychotherapy methods. I got depressed because of the realization that the current understanding on human nature was not at all reflected in psychological treatment advocated by psychotherapists’ circles across the country. I came to know that the magnitude of the problems that are encountered by both psychology practitioners, mental …

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Counseling Theoretical Framework and Application

The existential theory is the fundamental beliefs, which human beings experience that may cause internal and external conflict with those they interact with. The hardships entailed are believed to stem from a particular human existence. Specific primary factors are recognized upon the application of the Existential Theory. These primary factors may include: freedom of association, …

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