This lesson will discuss humanistic, rational-emotive, and cognitive approached to psychotherapy.
Source: Video created by Mollie McQuillan
Humanist therapy developed by Carl Rogers, emphasizes accepting one’s true self by exploring their growth potential. Based on four cores principles: empathy, authenticity, unconditional positive regard, and reflection.
An approach to psychology that attempts to empower the individual to solve their own mental or behavioral problems.
Cognitive therapy that emphasizes changing the client's internal mental processes by identifying and changing irrational beliefs.
Cognitive therapy that emphasizes changing the client's internal dialogue by focusing on the ABC's (activating event, beliefs, emotional consequence).
Style of therapy that is non-directive and focuses on the client’s growth; the client has free will.
Therapist must respond to the client in a genuine way.
Feeling with someone; attempting to understand the feelings of the client.
A sense of caring that is not dependent on the client’s actions; respect and caring toward the client.
Therapist does not interpret the clients’ statements, but repeats them back for the client to hear and judge.