Incongruence in Psychology: Definition & Overview


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Incongruence is the lack of congruence. Carl Rogers defined congruence as ...

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1. Incongruence in therapy occurs when ...

2. When a person's words don't match what he or she is feeling or thinking, they are said to be ...

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your understanding of incongruence in psychology. You'll need a firm grasp on what incongruence and congruence are in order to pass the quiz, and you'll also need to know about the theories of psychologist Carl Rogers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Prepare to answer questions on the following:

  • How Carl Rogers defined congruence
  • When incongruence in therapy occurs
  • The term denoting when words don't match the thoughts of a person
  • Carl Rogers' contributions to psychology
  • The process in which the perceived self approaches the ideal self

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on incongruence in psychology
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast congruence and incongruence
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about humanistic psychology

Additional Learning

Continue studying the lesson, Incongruence in Psychology: Definition & Overview, to deepen your understanding of this concept. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define humanistic psychology
  • Review Carl Rogers' perspectives
  • Compare the perceived self with the ideal self