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Treatment of Abnormal Behavior, Part III

  • Cognitive Therapies: therapy that teaches people new, more adaptive ways of thinking and acting; based on the assumption that thoughts intervene between events and our emotional reactions
  • These include humanistic approaches, cognitive therapy, cognitive behavior therapy, and rational emotive behavior therapy
  • Carl Rogers created a client-centered/person-centered therapy, a non-directive approach to assist the client with personal growth
  • Existential therapy is an insight therapy that focuses on problems of existence, such as meaning, choice, death, and responsibility; emphasizes making difficult choices in life
  • Gestalt therapy focuses on immediate experience and awareness to help clients rebuild thinking, feeling, and acting into connected wholes
  • Aaron Beck created a cognitive therapy that assisted people in changing their automatic thoughts and distorted thinking into more effective and appropriate thoughts
  • Albert Ellis created Rational-emotive therapy (RET) which is the cognitive therapy in which people are confronted with their irrational beliefs and persuaded to develop a more realistic way of thinking.

Treatment of Abnormal Behavior, Part III

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  1. Intro
    • Types of Psychotherapy
    • Cognitive Therapies
    • Insight Therapies
    • Humanistic Therapies
    • Existential Therapy
    • Gestalt Therapy (Fritz Perls)
    • Cognitive Therapy
    • Cognitions
    • Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy
    • An Idea is Irrational If
    • Irrational Ideas
    • Review
    • Intro 0:00
    • Types of Psychotherapy 0:12
      • Individual
      • Group Insight
      • Insight
      • Directive
      • Time-Limited
    • Cognitive Therapies 0:55
      • Cognitive Therapies
      • Humanistic Therapy
      • Cognitive Therapy
      • Cognitive Behavior Therapy
      • Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT)
    • Insight Therapies 3:53
      • Focus more on:
      • Client-Centered Therapies
    • Humanistic Therapies 6:36
      • Client-Centered (Person-Centered) Therapy (Rogers)
      • Effective Therapist Must Have Four Basic Conditions
      • Four Basic Conditions: Unconditional Positive Regard
      • Four Basic Conditions: Empathy
      • Four Basic Conditions: Authenticity
      • Four Basic Conditions: Reflection
    • Existential Therapy 10:55
      • Existential Therapy Definition
      • Free Will
      • Logotherapy
      • Confrontation
    • Gestalt Therapy (Fritz Perls) 16:10
      • Focuses on Immediate Experience and Awareness to Help Clients
    • Cognitive Therapy 17:25
      • Aaron Beck -- Father of Cognitive Therapy
    • Cognitions 20:32
      • I've Lost My Job -> Depression
      • I've Lost My Job -> No Depression
      • The Beliefs, Cognitions, Thoughts We Have Contribute to Both Our Mental Health and Our Mental Illness
    • Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy 22:42
      • Formerly RET -- Albert Ellis Created This
      • Rational Emotive Therapy (RET)
      • Rough, Confrontational Style of Therapy
    • An Idea is Irrational If 24:33
      • It Distorts Reality
      • It Is Illogical
      • It Prevents You From Reaching Your Goals
      • It Leads to Unhealthy Emotions
      • It Leads to Self-Defeating Behavior
    • Irrational Ideas 27:02
      • Idea That it is Dire Necessity for Adult Human Being to be Loved or Approved By Virtually Every Significant Other Person in His Community
      • Idea That One Should Be Thoroughly Competent, Adequate, and Achieving in All Possible Respects If One is to Consider Oneself Worthwhile
      • Idea That Certain People are Bad, Wicked, or Villainous and That They Should Be Severely Blamed and Punished for Their Villainy
      • Idea That It is Awful and Catastrophic When Things Are Not The Way One Would Very Much Like Them to Be
      • Idea That Human Unhappiness is Externally Caused and People Have Little or No Ability to Control Their Sorrows and Disturbances
      • Idea That if Something is Or May Be Dangerous or Fearsome One Should Be Terribly Concerned About it and Should Keep Dwelling on the Possibility of Its Occurring
      • Idea That it is Easier to Avoid That to Face Certain Life Difficulties and Self-Responsibilities
      • Idea That One Should Become Quite Upset Over Other People's Problems and Disturbances
    • Review 30:59
      • What are the Primary Goals of Cognitive Therapies?
      • How Do Cognitive Therapists Change the Thoughts of Their Clients?
      • How Do Irrational Thoughts Change Our Lives For the Worse?
      • Describe The Various Community Mental Health Solutions.
      • How Does Ethnicity Fit Into the Therapy Scenario?
      • How Might People Find Some Relief From Depression?
      • What is the Rationale for Preventative Mental Health Programs?