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Cosca Module 4 Psychodynamic Cognitive Behavioural Humanistic Existential

Discuss the Strengths and Weaknesses of the Three Main Theories covered in this Module. This essay will attempt to highlight and evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the three main theories of counselling within the module covered this term. The three approaches in discussion are psychodynamics, cognitive behavioural and humanistic. The psychodynamic theory originated from Sigmund Freud, a medical doctor and philosopher (1856 - 1939) founded in the 1900s. Freud developed his ideas whilst...

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An Introduction to the Counselling Theories Humanistic, Cbt and Psychodynamic

The humanistic movement was established as a way to expand and improve upon the two other schools of thought; behaviourism and psychoanalysis, which had, up until the first half of the 20th century dominated psychology. An American theorist called Abraham Maslow began to research creativity in humans through art and science. He first introduced his concept of a hierarchy of needs in his 1943 paper "A Theory of Human Motivation”. Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is most often displayed as a pyramid. The...

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Humanistic And Existential Personality

 Humanistic and Existential Personality Theories Carmen Jimenez, Christin Ferebee, Allina Johnson, and Christopher Bilbrey PSY/405 August 25, 2014 Dr. Seeley Humanistic and Existential Personality Theories Humanistic and existential personality theories are a combination of philosophical doctrine moving towards the psychological realm. The intellects that formed humanistic and existential personality theories are Abraham Maslow, Carl Rogers, and Rollo May. Theorists first of...

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Comparing the Cognitive-Behavioral and Psychodynamic Counseling Models

This essay will discuss the similarities and differences between the cognitive-behavioural and psychodynamic models of counselling. I shall begin by investigating the ways in which the two models view the person and their experience of mental life; how they explain the problem(s) experienced by individuals and, finally, how help is offered to those in psychological distress. The assignment will reach the conclusion that, while the two approaches are very different in their origins and techniques...

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Humanistic/Existential Perspective of Personality

Humanistic/Existential perspective of personality Christine Bernardo Psych 405 December 3, 2012 Thom Mote Humanistic/Existential perspective of personality I would like to summarize the strengths of both the humanistic and existential perspectives of personality. This will focus on strengths and examples of personalities using these theories. Both of these perspectives are part of a progressive and positive attempt to resolve upset and inhibiting behaviors to uncover the better person hiding...

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Explanations of Human Behaviour: the Psychodynamic and Cognitive Theories.

Human Behaviour: The Psychodynamic and Cognitive Theories. This essay will purport to discuss the case study of Suzy. Suzy presents with symptoms of two mood disorders, namely depression and anxiety. The two theoretical perspectives that will be used are Psychodynamic theory and Cognitive theory. Suzy’s depression and anxiety present with certain symptoms. These symptoms, as well as the behaviour that results, will be explained and analysed using firstly the psychodynamic theory which will then...

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Humanistic and Psychodynamic

Unit 18: Humanistic and Psychodynamic Abraham Harold Maslow- Humanistic Approach Humanistic is the psychology study of how the human works as a whole. This studies the uniqueness of the person through their behaviour. Rather than just observing the humans behaviour, humanistic psychologists try to study the humans behaviour first person rather than just observing. Meaning they try to understand the situation and the emotional feelings the person is going through for them to have that specific...

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Humanistic Counselling

Humanistic approach to Counselling Introduction There are 3 main approaches to psychotherapy and counselling, and many variations on each approach: Psychodynamic Humanistic Behavioural The Psychodynamic approach, including psychoanalytic, is the oldest with an emphasis on bringing the unconscious into consciousness so gaining greater self-knowledge. It is usually long-term work , often over a number of years, and in the case of psychoanalysis with several sessions each week. It delves into...

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Humanistic and Existential Personality Theories Paper

Humanistic and Existential Personality Theories Matrix Humanistic and Existential Personality Theories Matrix Theorists have invested years of research into learning the dynamics of one’s personality. Humanistic and Existential Personality Theories offered perspectives that have proved to be valuable to those researching and exploring how one’s personality develops and expands throughout life. From Maslow’s hierarchy of needs to Carl Rogers’s development...

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Describe Two of the Major Approaches in Psychology. Choose Two from the Following Five: Psychodynamic, Behaviourist, Humanistic, Cognitive, or Biological.

The Phenomena are such thing as we call feelings, desires, cognition, reasoning, decisions and the like.' Nowaday, behaviorism and cognitive psychology are dominant force in psychology, for that reason the most common and popular is Clark & Miller's (1970) definition of psychology as: '... the scientific study of behaviour. Its subject matter includes behavioural processes that are observable, such as gesture, speech and physiological changes, and processes that can only be inferred, such as thoughts...

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