Ch 20: Holt Psychology - Principles in Practice Chapter 19: Methods of Therapy

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The Methods of Therapy chapter of this Holt Psychology Principles in Practice Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with methods of therapy. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Methods of Therapy textbook chapter.

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Students will learn:

  • The definition for psychotherapy
  • Approaches to group therapy and individual therapy
  • Talk, cognitive and cognitive-behavioral therapies
  • Biological therapy and kinds of psychiatric drugs

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9 Lessons in Chapter 20: Holt Psychology - Principles in Practice Chapter 19: Methods of Therapy
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What Is Psychotherapy? - Definition, Types & Approaches

1. What Is Psychotherapy? - Definition, Types & Approaches

Psychotherapy is a treatment process to help people deal with psychological issues, such as depression, anxiety, and posttraumatic stress disorder. Unfortunately, many people are unaware of how it works or how problematic untreated mental health issues can be. This lesson covers what psychotherapy is and how it is used to help others.

Individual Therapy: Psychodynamic, Cognitive & Behavioral

2. Individual Therapy: Psychodynamic, Cognitive & Behavioral

What are the different approaches to individual therapy? In this lesson, we'll watch as Mary tries to find the type of individual therapy that works best for her. Will she be able to overcome her problems? Let's find out!

Group Therapy: Definition, Uses & Types

3. Group Therapy: Definition, Uses & Types

When an individual has personal problems they want to work on with the help of a professional therapist, they don't necessarily have to do it one-on-one. They could benefit from group therapy instead. When is group therapy a good option?

Therapeutic Approaches in Psychology: Definition & Concept

4. Therapeutic Approaches in Psychology: Definition & Concept

There are many therapeutic approaches to treating mental disorder. In this lesson, you will learn about the most prominent types of psychotherapy then test your knowledge with a quiz.

Talk Therapy: Definition & Examples

5. Talk Therapy: Definition & Examples

In this lesson, we will define talk therapy and take a look at the two most common examples of talk therapies. Read on to learn more about this type of treatment as well as psychoanalysis and cognitive behavioral therapy.

Cognitive and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies

6. Cognitive and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies

Thought processes, emotions, and behaviors - oh my! Does the way we process information affect our emotional health and reactions to the world around us?

Behavioral Approaches in Therapy

7. Behavioral Approaches in Therapy

What is the relationship between the stimulus-response model, applied behavior analysis, social-cognitive theory, and changing behavior? Is there really more than one way to look at behavioral therapy?

Biological Therapy for Psychological Problems: Definition & Examples

8. Biological Therapy for Psychological Problems: Definition & Examples

Do you think psychological problems can be fixed with electric shocks or brain surgery? Find out more about biological treatments for mental problems and the controversial role they played in treating patients.

Overview of Psychiatric Drugs: History, Types & Uses

9. Overview of Psychiatric Drugs: History, Types & Uses

Have you ever been curious about how psychiatric drugs work, or more specifically, which psychiatric drugs are used for which disorders? This lesson outlines some common psychiatric disorders and how various medications are used to treat and subdue psychotic symptoms.

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