521 words - 3 pages
Research has shown that music has a profound effect on your body and psyche. In fact, there’s a growing field of health care known as music therapy, which uses music to heal. Those who practice music therapy are finding a benefit in using music to help cancer patients, children with ADD, and others, and even hospitals are beginning to use music and music therapy to help with pain management, to help ward off depression, to promote movement, to calm patients, to ease muscle tension, and for many other benefits that music and music therapy can bring. This is not surprising, as music affects the body and mind in many powerful ways. The following are some of effects of music, which help to
2689 words - 11 pages
AbstractReality therapists believe that changing what we do is the key to changing how we feel and to getting what we want (Glasser, 1997). The name reality, though catchy, is easily misunderstood by those who assume that reality therapy has something to do with giving people "a dose of reality'' (Rogha, 2005). The focus of this paper will be to explore the various uses and overall effectiveness of reality therapy among a diverse population.From a realistic perspective it is very hard to change our emotions directly. It is easier to change our thinking: to decide, for example, that we will no longer think of ourselves as victims or to decide that in our thoughts we will concentrate on what
1911 words - 8 pages
Abstract: Over the course of history there has been the idea of gene therapy has inspired many great scientists. The history of eugenics is important to the history of gene therapy because it is how gene therapy originated. Eugenics has driven many people to take extreme measures to try and make a “better human race”, this includes the Nazi party and the movement in the 1930’s inspired by Francis Galton. After that, research in eugenics continued and the human genome project sprung from the minds of scientists. After the inspiration of the human genome project scientists developed theories that gene therapy is possible. After a series of experiments that then failed, scientists were
1504 words - 7 pages
Music Therapy through Ages
Constant irrational fears plaque the mind like the shadows of the night. An automatic switch is turned on in the most inappropriate of moments. Crawling in the overbearing darkness, on hands and knees, panicking, an off button cannot be found. The acknowledgment of what is happening is not enough cause to stop it. A faded melody plays in the background. Slowly, it grows louder and the shadows slowly begin to dissipate. The focus changes gently, taking it’s time to calm the mind. The beat gets louder and eventually all is well again like nothing ever happened. Anxiety disorders are a strong unwelcome force, but with music therapy can be calmed
1920 words - 8 pages
The man responsible for the development of Naikan Therapy is Mr. Ishin Yoshimoto. Mr. Yoshimoto developed Naikan therapy as a short term structural treatment that is useful in treating marital and familial conflicts, interpersonal relationship issues, depression and anxiety, self-esteem issues, behavioral disorders, and addictive behaviors (Ramaswami & Sheikh, 1989, p. 106). Nakian translates to mean 'to look within one's self. The purpose of Naikan therapy is to increase awareness of oneself as well as acceptance without becoming judgmental (Walsh, 1989).
Naikan therapy was developed in the 1950's with its roots being maintained in Buddhist philosophy and practice
1824 words - 8 pages
All kinds of people have discovered the benefits of using online counseling sessions for help dealing with problems such as anxiety and sexual problems in relationships as well as tackling depression and many other personal problems they find difficult that are impacting on their happiness and enjoyment of life One major advantage that you have when using an online therapy service in regards to confidentiality is anonymity, you can keep your identity hidden and keep your privacy, no one need know you are having therapy unlike normal face to face therapy when you could be seen attending sessions or meeting people you know going in or
2466 words - 10 pages
eat, talk, or move, but we just reminded him to keep fighting and we knew, with hope, he would be able to make a substantial recovery. When my grandfather was dismissed from the John Muir hospital in Walnut Creek, he moved into the Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in San Leandro. While in San Leandro, he started to receive more intense therapy, his recovery was slow but we started seeing improvements; he was able to eat solid food, without a pump, began to talk again. While visiting my grandfather in San Leandro I was introduced to occupational therapy for the first time. I had no idea what occupational therapists did or even what occupational therapy was, but as I sat in on a few of my
2622 words - 11 pages
Electroshock therapy what is it? How does it work? What is it used for and what
comes from it? This paper will answer all of these questions and will also try to prove that
electroshock therapy is useful and not as bad as it appears to be.
Electroshock therapy is an old process of ridding schizophrenia, and depression,
and suicidal tendencies. It is used when people with major depression are taking too many
anti depressant drugs, can’t take the side-effects of their medication, or they are taking too
many drugs and anti-depressant drugs are too risky to take. It is also used to irradiate
certain cases of schizophrenia and is being studied to treat
2643 words - 11 pages
The practice of massage therapy is
rapidly growing in the United States. It has numerous
benefits to offer and is becoming more widely accepted as
a medical practice by doctors and the general public.
Massage is defined as: …the systematic manual or
mechanical manipulations of the soft tissues of the body by
such movements as rubbing, kneading, pressing, rolling,
slapping, and tapping, for therapeutic purposes such as
promoting circulation of the blood and lymph, relaxation of
muscles, relief from pain, restoration of metabolic balance,
and other benefits both physical and mental (Beck 3).
There is much historical evidence to indicate that massage
is one of
1159 words - 5 pages
INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
BSHS/375 YVONNE MILIONIS
March 30, 2015
Therapy can be excellent for those who are trying to gain control and stability in
their life. Our world is used to seeing counseling sessions taking place in an
office setting one on one, face to face with a professional person. But within
recent years technology has changed all that up. Online therapy has been
2521 words - 11 pages
Animal Therapy Benefits
MAT 540: Statistical Concepts and Research
March 18, 2013
Animal Therapy Benefits
Many children and adults undergo many different types of therapy every day. One of the most successful methods for all ages is animal therapy. This method is a popular choice and works for many different therapy forms, and also with every age group from young children to grown adults. By allowing someone therapy animals you are giving them someone that is there to bond with them throughout the whole process; whether the process is daily, weekly, or monthly, they have someone that is reliable and there for them one hundred percent of the
1091 words - 5 pages
Reflection Paper: Existential Therapy
Armando Jesus Rodriguez
Panther ID: 3682494
Florida International University
Reflection Paper: Existential Therapy
Existential Therapy is not a clear-cut therapy approach unlike Psychoanalysis or Behaviorism for example. It does not reduce individuals to labels such as depressed. But instead helps a person along the walk to express their depression and therefore lead that person through their depression into happiness. Existential therapy is a philosophical approach more than anything. It places a lot of emphasis on living and what it means to be an individual capable of making choices. It describes life as a constant state of metamorphosis as
689 words - 3 pages
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
In reference to Fazio-Griffith and Ballard (2014), counselors in school settings are entitled with working with students who possess inadequate social skills. It thus becomes increasingly difficult to develop the child socially, academically and emotionally considering that these skills are vital in developing one’s social well-being. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is at this moment defined as a model based on structured sessions and enactive performance-based procedures to give the desired changes in behavior, thinking and feeling.
Application of CBT in Schools
CBT provides an
2775 words - 12 pages
What Is Occupational Therapy?
Technically, it is defined by the American Occupational Therapy Association executive board (1976) as: "The therapeutic use of work, self-care, and play activities to increase development and prevent disability. It may include adaptation of task or environment to achieve maximum independence and to enhance the quality of life."
"occupation" the dictionary definition of occupation is, "that which chiefly engages one's time, trade, profession, or business."
One's occupation can therefore be defined as the way in which we occupy our time. Thus, our time is divided into three categories of activities in which we take part daily:
906 words - 4 pages
Adherence to Antibiotic Therapy in Primary Care
Grand Canyon University
Introduction To Nursing Research
July 6th, 2014
Adherence to Antibiotic Therapy in Primary Care
“The term compliance or adherence can be described as the extent or correlation between the patient’s obedience to the therapy and the advice of health providers. Thus, it is related to the patient’s drug-taking attitude. Even when appropriate treatment is prescribed successful results may not always be achieved if patient’s use their medicines improperly” (Göktay, Telefoncu, Kadıoƃlu, Macit, Şencan, & Clark, 2013, p. 113). Many uncomplicated bacterial illnesses react
2510 words - 11 pages
Rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT) is the vision of Dr. Albert Ellis. Dr. Ellis, 1913 – 2007, received his masters and doctorate from Columbia University in psychology (Abrams & Abrams, n.d.). Dr. Ellis is no stranger to mental illness nor the effects that mental illness on the family unit. Dr. Ellis’s described his mother as “self-absorbed with bi-polar disorder” (Abrams & Abrams, n.d.) and his father as “emotionless and distant” (Abrams & Abrams, n.d.). Dr. Ellis parent’s inattention positioned him in the role of primary caregiver for his younger brother and sister despite his fragility. Dr. Ellis reported being hospitalized eight times between the ages of five and seven
1144 words - 5 pages
Abnormal Psychology and Therapy
April 30, 2012
Sarah Bihms MA Psychology
University of Phoenix College of Social Science
Abnormal psychology is a field of study that is devoted to the study of mental dysfunction mental illness, psychopathology, maladjustment, and emotional disturbance. Abnormal behavior is expressed because of a psychological factor and can have features of deviance depending on the
2829 words - 12 pages
Running head: MID TERM ASSIGNMENT PAGE 1
Mid Term AssignmentManru Vivian ZhangNew York UniversitySilver School of Social WorkSubmitted to:Professor Besa Bauta, Ph.D.Social Work Practice IIIOct, 22, 2014Theoretical Underpinnings of Dialectical Behavior TherapyDialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) has demonstrated considerable efficacy in clinical social work practice, especially in the treatment of borderline personality disorder (BPD) (Hoffman, et al., 2005; Rakfeldt, 2005; Panos, et al., 2014; Schulz, & Rafferty, 2008). Very little research, however, has explored the theoretical roots and mechanisms of change underlying DBT.Dialectical TheoryAs a worldview, dialectical philosophy
2968 words - 12 pages
RUNNING HEAD: PERSONAL MODEL 1
Articulating Your Initial Personal Model of Therapy
PERSONAL MODEL 2
Solution-Focused Brief Therapy targets on the desired outcome of therapy as a solution rather than focusing on the symptom or issues that brought someone to therapy. Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) is based on a social constructionist thinking. It’s a goal directed collaborative approach that is conducted through direct observation of clients’ responses to a series of precisely constructed questions (Gehart, 2014). SFBT focuses on addressing what clients want to achieve by exploring the history and the beginnings of
4977 words - 20 pages
LO1 Understand Complimentary therapies that can be used by users
of health and social care.
Complimentary therapy means a different or alternative way of treating or preventing illness without the intake of drugs which involves healing practices.
Classification of complimentary therapies.
Physical therapy: This is a type of therapy which involve
es exercises and other physical activities done on the body to improve health. This physical therapy includes;
Acupuncture: this a physical therapy that involves the use of fine pins inserted in the skin at specific points along the meridians. This therapy adjusts the body energy flow into healthier patterns.
But if the acupuncturist is
2480 words - 10 pages
This assignment will discuss the application of the Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) in mental health nursing with reference to its principles and those of the Recovery Model. A brief discussion of CBT’s historical and developmental background in the management of mental health problems relating to the principles of recovery model will first be outlined. Subsequently, the range of treatment modalities used for depression preceding the start of CBT will be discussed with reference to the recovery model. The principles of CBT will then be evaluated and two CBT approaches used with depression will be explored giving a rationale for choosing them. Within the context of mental health care
590 words - 3 pages
Case Study: WHEN RADIATION THERAPY KILLS.
1.The concepts of Ethics are illustrated in this chapter. Ethics is a
concern of humans who have freedom of choice. Ethical choices are
decisions made by individuals who are responsible for the consequences of
their actions. Responsibility is a key element of ethical action and means
acceptance of costs, duties and obligations for the decisions made.
Accountability is a feature of systems and social institutions; it means
that mechanisms are in place to determine who took responsible action, and
who is responsible. Liability extends the concepts of responsibility
further to the area of laws. Responsibility, accountability and liability
1111 words - 5 pages
14 September 2009
My Therapy Session
Where shouldI begin? Writing hasn’t always been one of my favorite things to do. Just sitting here thinking about the agonizing process gives me a headache. As I grew older, however, I realized it wasn’t that bad. I mean, don’t get me wrong, I still absolutely hate it. But I’ve found a way to make it my own.
I’m the type of person that keeps all her emotions bottled up inside. Yes, I know I shouldn’t do that, but hey that’s who I am. I have all this negative energy inside of me still to this day. I hate the person I am and I know it shouldn’t be that way. I feel taken for granted at all times. Nothing I do is good
3440 words - 14 pages
EFFECTS OF COGNITIVE THERAPY VERSUS GROUP THERAPY 21---Effects of Cognitive Therapy versus Group Therapy on Complicated GriefAbstractMale and female participants (N = 40) were recruited from North Carolina State University to investigate the effect of cognitive therapy versus the effect of group therapy upon grief. Participants were separated via gender into 2 separate groups and then each group was randomly divided into 2 equal groups. Group 1 received the treatment of cognitive therapy. Group 2 received the treatment of group therapy. Participants at the end of treatment rated the level of grief on a grief scale. Group 1 males had a mean grief score of 1.9 (SD =.875). Group 1 females had
3992 words - 16 pages
Gestalt therapy, which was founded by Fritz and Laura Perls in the 1940s, teaches the therapists and their clients the phenomenological awareness method, where feeling, perceiving and acting are differentiated from interpreting and rearranging the pre-existing attitudes. Gestalt therapists and clients’ dialogue, thus communicating their phenomenological perspectives, and their differences in perceptions form the basis and focus of experimentation and continued dialogue. The desired outcome of the therapy process is for the client to become aware of their actions, how they are acting, and the ways they can change their actions and learn to accept and appreciate themselves. Here
1026 words - 5 pages
Other Complementary therapies
Colour therapy is based on the ancient art of using colour and light to treat disease. Basically it relies upon the method that believes in that, by altering the colours that surrounds us, it is possible to enchance health and well being, because the human body absorbs light that is made up of the colour spectrum. These colours have frequencies and energy associated with them. The absorbed colours can have an effect on the nervous system, the endocrine system, on the release of hormones and other organic substances within the human body.
They can also have an effect on the chakra system which may affect our mental, emotional
2492 words - 10 pages
The purpose of this assignment is to apply two alternative methods of counselling as an alternative to cognitive-behavioural therapy. General Anxiety Disorder (GAD), the “common cold” of all anxiety disorders will be studied and the approaches that will be applied are Group Therapy and the postmodern approach of Solution Focused Therapy (SFT). I will provide a general overview of GAD, SFT and Group Therapy and go on to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of these methods with regards to the treatment of GAD.
General Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is one the of the most highly prevalent mental health conditions and is characterised by excessive and uncontrollable worry that causes impairment
2277 words - 10 pages
My emerging theory employed aspects of therapy from the humanism, existentialism, dialectical behavior, and when necessary exposure therapy. These theories have represented me as a person. As I have presented them here, they through the lens of each other, they work to form one integrative approach. As Rogerian humanism has laid the foundation for ways of being, this theory also incorporated Dr. Marsha Linehan’s structure of dialectical behavioral therapy’s and goals expressed by Yalom in existentialism with specific practices in Viktor Frankl’s logotherapy. I intend to present specific elements theory that I have used as well as their limitations, and present them working together.
779 words - 4 pages
Stem Cell Research and Therapy
When most people think of stem cell research some very vivid images come to their minds. Powerful images of cancer patients and sufferers of brain damage, as well as equally strong images of aborted fetuses and the idea of science over stepping its boundaries lend themselves to very heated debate. But, as clear as those ideas are, there is very little room for any room for any black-and-white, good-or-evil mentality. Does one choose one side, forgo the other and decide that the effects to those involved are acceptable? Over the years there has plenty of gray area to keep the debate fueled. Therefore, if any progress is to be made, everyone involved in the
3685 words - 15 pages
depression. Therefore, it is possible for an individual to experience predominantly behavioral symptoms or cognitive symptoms and receive a diagnosis of MDD (Craighead et al., 2008, chap. 8). Both categories of symptoms of depression (some criteria more than others) are not usually accredited to MDD by the casual reporter however these symptoms can significantly hinder an individual in daily routine.
Major Depressive Disorder is a mental disorder commanding much attention given that it is one of the most prevalent disorders among adults. There are a wide variety of treatments available for those suffering from MDD: Psychotherapy (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), Pharmacotherapy (Anti
924 words - 4 pages
Bharat Book Bureau provides the report, on "Cold Pain Therapy Market". This report studies cold pain therapy market based on product and application.
The global cold pain therapy market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 5.0% from 2016 to 2021 to reach USD 1,087.7 million by 2021. The adoption of cold pain therapy products is rising across the globe due to the growing adoption of analgesic patches, increasing aging population, growing use of cold pain therapy among middle-aged women, and the rising preference for self-care. However, a lack of reimbursement for cold pain therapy, absence of clinical evidence in the favor of cold pain therapy, and significant health hazards and discomfort
1492 words - 6 pages
Cognitive Therapy is as Effective to Treat Depression as Medication
December 13, 2009
Cognitive Therapy is as Effective to Treat Depression as Medication
Today more and more people are suffering from depression. Society dictates that we live very busy lives which can cause some people to experience high levels of stress and become depressed. Depression does not discriminate. The young, the old and all different races are affected by depression. How does a patient know which treatment is effective and appropriate for them?
Cognitive therapy is an effective treatment for depression that treats the core of why many get
2495 words - 10 pages
is in the area of gene-therapy. Gene-therapy is now being tested to treat and cure some common genetic disorders. Like all new research, gene-therapy is the center of much controversy. A discussion of genetic disorders and current prevention methods is enlightening. In addition one must understand what gene-therapy is and how it is being used.
In order to understand how genetic diseases are formed, it is important to understand how genetic traits are passed on from one generation to the next. An individual’s genes carry the codes needed to make proteins to perform specific functions throughout the body. These genes are encoded into our DNA. A gene is made up of alleles. These alleles are
3922 words - 16 pages
Separation Anxiety Disorder and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Separation anxiety disorder can be compared to an adult’s version of panic disorder with agoraphobia, phobic avoidance, catastrophic interpretations, and panic symptoms, but the age of the patients differentiate the diagnoses. Separation anxiety is a normal developmental milestone, which “appears at the age of 6 to 8 months, peaks at 10 to 18 months and subsides by 2 to 3 years old.” (Ehrenreich, Santucci, &Weiner, 2008). Abnormal separation anxiety, also known as separation anxiety disorder, is composed of two core ingredients: excessive anxiety upon separation and a formed attachment to a primary
1001 words - 5 pages
Theoretical Case Study- Person Centred Therapy
1.1-1.5 Person centred approach was developed from the humanistic psychology, which views people as capable & autonomous, with the ability to resolve their issues, realize their potential and make changes to their lives in positive ways (self-actualization). Carl Rodgers was an American psychologist who was a major contributor of the person centred approach also known as “client centred” & “Rogerian.” He emphasized the humanistic perspective, as well as ensuring that the therapeutic relationship with clients promoted self-esteem, authenticity and actualisation in the person’s life. Much of Rodgers work was in understanding and defining the
4655 words - 19 pages
no education in health related issues such as breast cancer, cervical cancer, sexually transmitted diseases, contraception, Domestic violence and legal issues related to consent and female genital mutilation.
NSW runs a community education program ‘NSW Education Program on Female Genital Mutilation’ (NSW Multicultural Communication Service, 2011) that continues to train and utilize youth workers, counsellors, relevant government and non-government education, welfare employees, law enforcers and other health services to provide clinical case management and targeted therapy for groups who have come from areas where female genital mutilation is performed.
524 words - 3 pages
The alarmingly rising incidence of cancer around the world, together with limited treatment facilities for the ailment, has impelled physicians to explore treatments beyond the conventional methods. Given the scenario, proton therapy is touted as the most advanced technique available in radiation oncology. Unfortunately, the low number of proton therapy centers is limiting its access to many patients. Hence, hospitals and research institutes around the world have started investing on proton therapy to make it more accessible to patients, thereby boosting the global proton therapy market.
For the first time, the global proton therapy market is expected to become a multibillion-dollar
1304 words - 6 pages
Compare and contrast person centered and cognitive behavioural approaches understanding and making use of the counseling relationship
This assignment is an attempt to discuss two different types of therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy and person centered therapy and highlight some important similarities and differences between them.
Cognitive behavioural therapy
John Watson (1957) believed psychology should be concerned with the observable, as behaviour could be measured and influenced (McLeod, 2008). Skinner, (1953) cited in McLeod (2008), believed a person has a repitior of possible responses to a stimuli and they exhibits the response that is reinforces
1881 words - 8 pages
The New Testament is primarily about Jesus’ ministries and teachings. As Jesus traveled from country to country during his last three years on earth, He performed many miracles and healings of sick, lame, and demon-possessed people. As a student, I can relate to this tremendously, since I am studying pre-physical therapy. "A physical therapist can help injured or ill people improve their movement and manage their pain. These therapists are often an important part of rehabilitation and treatment of patients with chronic conditions or injuries (Occupational Outlook Handbook-Physical Therapists, 2014)." Similarly to Jesus, I can help people and maybe even help heal their injuries as a
2226 words - 9 pages
Student number: 09010119
Describe the main features of person centred therapy and psychodynamic therapy. Which of these do you feel more personally drawn to and why?
Person centred therapy was first introduced by Carl Rogers (1957) and is a humanistic approach to counselling. Rogers (1957) claims therapeutic process is accomplished by the client themselves, not just by the therapist. In contrast to Psychoanalysts such as Freud, who say that humans are never free from childhood experiences, Rogerian counselling focuses more on the present rather than the past. Rogers didn’t see the client as someone who needs mending, but someone who needs help in order to help themselves. Rogers described
1907 words - 8 pages
Can Art Therapy be an effective aid to Hong Kong probation youth?
In nowadays Hong Kong, rather than keep practicing past rigid education method, interaction between students and teachers are more encouraged. Discipline and rules only make teenagers feel antipathy. In contrast, applying a two-way communication method may lead to teenagers more willing to tell. Recently, art therapy, a psychological intervention, uses art as a method of communication (Kayleigh & Melanie, 2013), rises up in different countries and it had been a hot trend in Hong Kong for a short period. The “Secret Garden” coloring book authored by Johanna Basford which sold over 1.5 million copies
2319 words - 10 pages
Can a humanistic model of counselling be integrated with a cognitive one?
In this essay I am going to compare the Person-Centred Therapy founded by Carl Rogers and the Cognitive Therapy Model of Aaron Becks. I shall compare the two approaches, outlining the theory to explain their similarities as well as their differences. I shall compare the two approaches to show whether a humanistic and cognitive approach can be integrated successfully into a therapy session. In order to compare the two approaches it is necessary to summarise the main features of the two. Cognitive Therapy in brief can be described as:
1. Formulating a plan for treatment.
2. Focussing on the current
796 words - 4 pages
Role of Nano medicine in anti bacterial therapy and diagnosis against antibiotic resistant bacteria
Adityaa sahay,Neda farooque,Shilpi Srivastava ,Rachna Chaturvedi*
Amity Institute of Biotechnology, Amity University Uttar Pradesh (Lucknow Campus), Gomti Nagar Extension, Lucknow 227105, India
Nanomedicine an outcome of nanotechnology, refers to extremely specific medical involvement protection and improvement of human health using at the molecular scale for a variety of life threatening disease . Recent methods involved in bacterial diagnostics are incompetent as they lack speed and ultra sensitivity and cannot be performed on site. The invention of new and revolutionary
2433 words - 10 pages
Word Count: 2290
“Evaluate the claim that Person-Centred Therapy offers the therapist all that he/she will need to treat clients.”
In this essay I will define what Person-Centred Therapy (PCT) is and I will look at the origins of this therapy with particular reference to Abraham Maslow and Carl Rogers and examine the fundamental elements necessary for the therapy to be seen as patient centred.
I will compare the benefits and disadvantages of Person-Centred Therapy and try to establish whether a therapist can treat all clients effectively using just the one approach or whether it is more beneficial to the client for the therapist to use a more multi-disciplinary approach.
To be able
2602 words - 11 pages
Evaluate the claim that Person-Centred Therapy offers the therapist all that he/she will need to treat clients.
Within this essay I will be discussing the advantages and disadvantages of Person- Centred Therapy and to try and establish if a therapist can treat all their clients using just this one method or would a multi-disciplinary approach be more attractive and beneficial for successful therapy. I will look at the origins of Person-Centred Therapy with emphasis taking place on Abraham Maslow and Carl Rogers. I will also be explaining the fundamental foundations required for this therapy to be seen as person centred.
American psychologist, Abraham Maslow (1908 – 1970), a humanistic
2519 words - 11 pages
"Evaluate the claim that Person-Centred Therapy offers the therapist all that he/she will need to treat clients".
INTRODUCTION what my essay is about discussing etc.
My aim is to explore Carl Roger's theory that Person Centred Therapy was a complete system for therapists to offer help in a counseling way to clients presenting with a full array of issues. I will do this by establishing my understanding of the basic theory, discussing the strengths and weaknesses of Rogers theory and consider other opinions and criticisms.
Carl Rogers 1902-1987, he was born in Illinois, USA and he married his childhood sweetheart. He was university educated, he chose to join a
2609 words - 11 pages
Carl Rogers was an influential psychologist. He had a humanistic approach and was the founder of the person centred therapy approach in the 1940’s. His approach is still relevant and widely used by therapists today. Rogers seemed to have a very optimistic and positive viewpoint on mankind. The humanistic approach is essentially positive as it identifies the basic goodness of individuals. Roger’s concept of person centred therapy was a result of his experiences with his patients. Rogers also argued that all humans strive to reach their potentials.
To understand Rogers and the person centred approach it is useful to look at Maslow’s Theory. Maslow argued that humans strive for the highest
1098 words - 5 pages
“Touch and be touched”
When watching television or flipping through a magazine, coming across many advertisements is part of the big whole. We live in a society where after watching a 60 second commercial, or even looking at a photo of Kate Moss modeling the new lipstick for Revlon, we automatically feel the need to buy. Commercials are essential to watching anything on television. The seller is trying to persuade the viewer that you will need this advertisement and this is the way to get it. Same goes with reading magazines, Cosmopolitan is a famous magazine all over the nation. Young teens to women are constantly talking about it or reading through it. Cosmopolitan differs from “sex and
2293 words - 10 pages
The Use of Prayer and Scripture in CBT Article Review
The article entitled “Use of Prayer and Scripture in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy” discusses the use of prayer and scripture in a Christian view of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (Tan, S. 2007). The article also discusses the expansion of cognitive Behavior Therapy to include Mindfulness Based Cognitive Behavioral therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (Tan, S. 2007). The article also discusses implicit and explicit integration in therapy (Tan, S. 2007).
The article begins by discussing the research behind Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (Tan, S. 2007) . The article states
1298 words - 6 pages
Applying Anxiety to Rational Emotive Behavioral Theory
St. Cloud State University
Theories that can be applied to help clients cope with anxiety consist of Existential Therapy, Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy and Gestalt Therapy. It should be noted that the focus of this essay will be on REBT. Anxiety is a feeling of dread that results from repressed feelings, memories, and experiences that emerge to the surface of awareness (Corey, 2009). However, anxiety is not only a feeling; anxiety affects your mind and body. If one’s anxiety level is too high, they may show physical symptoms. It may begin as chest pain, but result in the numbing of an entire limb or