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Chapter 14

Chapter 14 notes

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Psychology
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PSYC18H3
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Gerald Cupchik

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PSYC18 Chapter 14 Textbook Notes Chapter 14: Psychotherapy, Consciousness and Well-being Psychotherapy therapies and the emotions Emotions can be vague and unformed, with meanings that only become clear as we express them to others. Emotions are our genuine to our most authentic selves Signs of wrong relations can include strong and disturbed emotions o Practices and rituals are followed that center on the disturbed emotions. Western approach to psychotherapy - The therapist tries to work with the client to make sense of emotion-based symptoms. Medical approach trying directly to relieve the suffering and anguish of such symptoms. The basic idea of psychoanalytical therapy Freuds therapy was aimed at recalling the trauma, enabling it to become conscious, allow the emotions associated with it to be experienced and expressed, thus freeing the patient from the traumas continuing harmful effects. o Neurotic people suffer from inner conflict: both feeling sexually attracted to someone and feeling a the same time inhibited by society Detractors argued that psychoanalysis was less a therapeutic procedure Freud proposed a therapy of listening carefully, evenly hovering attention Therapys focus on the emotions Many clinical psychologists and psychiatrists would describe themselves as eclectic, which means that they incorporate selected aspects from different variants into their practice. Therapy is an interaction with another person in which, as a patient or client, one can discover some of the properties of ones emotion schemas most typically www.notesolution.com
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