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Students Will Review:
This chapter helps students review the concepts in a Gestalt- and person-centered group therapy unit of a standard group therapy course. Topics covered include:
- Gestalt therapy overview and its approaches to counseling
- Exercises and experiments used in Gestalt therapy
- Goals and techniques of person-centered therapy
- The humanistic theory and psychotherapy of Carl Rogers
- The humanistic-existential model and abnormal functioning
- Abraham Maslow's role in the humanistic movement of psychology
1. What is Gestalt Therapy? - Definition and Overview
Learn the way counseling is viewed when considering Fritz Perls' idea of Gestalt. Explore the meaning of Gestalt and its impact on the therapeutic process as you watch this lesson.
2. Gestalt Theory and Approaches to Counseling
What is gestalt theory, and how can it influence therapy? In this lesson, we'll look at gestalt theory, the types of resistance to contact that can cause psychological issues, and how gestalt theorists treat patients.
3. Techniques in Gestalt Therapy: Exercises and Experiments
Exercises and experiments are two techniques in Gestalt therapy that are used to increase a client's present awareness. Learn more about how these techniques work in this lesson.
4. Person-Centered Therapy: Goals & Techniques
What are the goals and techniques used in person-centered therapy? Why is the client/counselor relationship important? Answer these questions and learn more in this lesson.
5. Carl Rogers' Humanistic Theory and Psychotherapy
Carl Rogers is often credited with being one of the most influential psychologists of the 20th century with contributions that include client-centered therapy, self-actualization, and the theory of self.
6. The Humanistic-Existential Model and Abnormal Functioning
What is the humanistic-existential model, and how is different from prior models? Psychology greats such as Maslow, Rogers and May lead the way toward a new model of behavior that has changed the way psychologists view a client.
7. Abraham Maslow's Contribution to the Humanistic Movement in Psychology
In the middle of the 20th century, Abraham Maslow changed psychology when he founded humanistic psychology. In this lesson, we'll look at his major contributions to psychology: his hierarchy of needs and his role in the humanistic movement.
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