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What Is Psychotherapy? - Definition, Types & Approaches

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What is psychotherapy?

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1. What is insight therapy?

2. What is the purpose behind cognitive therapy?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of some of the different types of psychotherapy. Some things you'll be assessed on include the definition of psychotherapy and the definitions of specific types of therapy, such as insight therapy and cognitive therapy.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Definitions of psychotherapy and insight therapy
  • The purpose of cognitive therapy
  • How desensitization works with phobias
  • The foundation of Freud's psychoanalysis

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the different types of psychotherapy
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about specific types of psychotherapy, such as insight therapy
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information on the purpose of cognitive therapy and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about psychotherapy, review the accompanying lesson titled What Is Psychotherapy? - Definition, Types & Approaches. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define psychotherapy
  • List the three main psychotherapy types
  • Differentiate between psychoanalytic, rational-emotive, and desensitization therapies
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