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Ch 1: Humanism in Psychology

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This chapter helps students review the concepts in a humanism chapter of a standard humanistic psychology course. Topics covered include:

  • The history of humanistic psychology
  • The humanistic theory developed by Carl Rogers
  • Client-centered therapy techniques
  • Unconditional positive regard
  • Adult social development
  • The ideal self vs. the real self
  • Psychopathology and humanistic theory
  • Critique of humanistic psychology

8 Lessons in Chapter 1: Humanism in Psychology
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Humanistic Psychology & Carl Rogers' Theory of Personality

1. Humanistic Psychology & Carl Rogers' Theory of Personality

Do ever wonder about the origins of contemporary therapy practices? This lesson discusses the work of Carl Rogers and how Humanistic Psychology developed into a therapy style that helps us try to find and reach that best version of ourselves.

Carl Rogers' Humanistic Theory and Psychotherapy

2. 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.

Client-Centered Therapy by Rogers: Techniques & Definition

3. Client-Centered Therapy by Rogers: Techniques & Definition

Client-centered therapy is one of the major fields of humanistic psychotherapy developed by psychotherapist Carl Rogers. Learn more about client-centered therapy, Carl Rogers, and test your knowledge with a quiz.

Unconditional Positive Regard: Definition & Examples

4. Unconditional Positive Regard: Definition & Examples

Unconditional positive regard is an important aspect of many forms of psychotherapy. Learn more about the definition of unconditional positive regard, learn how to apply this concept to your life, and test your knowledge with a quiz.

Social Development of Adults: Self Concept

5. Social Development of Adults: Self Concept

How would an adult think about his or her self-concept? In this lesson, we'll take a look at what makes up self-concept in adulthood, its changes over time, and how it relates to self-esteem and self-image.

Ideal Self vs. Real Self: Definition & Difference

6. Ideal Self vs. Real Self: Definition & Difference

Have you ever considered that there is a real self and an ideal self? In this lesson, you will discover the difference between the two, and the effect of two selves at odds. The lesson also offers a short quiz to help you measure your level of understanding.

Humanistic Approach to Psychopathology Theory

7. Humanistic Approach to Psychopathology Theory

Here, we look at what gave rise to humanism and some of the field's basic ideas. We will also look into how humanism views psychopathology, as well as how it treats it.

Criticisms of Humanistic Psychology

8. Criticisms of Humanistic Psychology

There are many approaches, or schools of thought, within the field of psychology. This lesson focuses on the humanistic approach and its criticisms. It ends with a short quiz to test what you've learned.

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