Ch 28: Psychology Treatment, Prevention & Supervision

About This Chapter

Included in this chapter are comprehensive text and video lessons on treatment, prevention and supervision in psychology. Learn about different types of therapies, their treatment processes and their guiding theories.

Psychology Treatment, Prevention & Supervision - Chapter Summary

If you would like to learn about the most significant topics related to treatment, prevention and supervision in psychology, you can go through this chapter and review our informative text and video lessons. These lessons are a great way to improve your understanding of different types of therapies in the field of psychology.

Our lesson instructors will go over the different theories used in specific types of psychological therapies, as well as the different techniques used in each. Your instructors have extensive expertise in these areas, so you shouldn't have any difficulties understanding any of these topics. Review these lessons to go over:

  • The counseling intake process
  • The definition of and approaches to psychotherapy
  • Phobia exposure therapy
  • Multicultural theory
  • The definition of and techniques associated with feminist therapies
  • Group counseling theories
  • Counseling models
  • Informed consent

Once you complete different lessons, you can answer the questions in that lesson's practice quiz to make sure that you have understood the topic. The final chapter exam will help you test yourself on the subject when you have completed all of the lessons. Your personal Dashboard will also help you track your progress as you learn about different topics.

7 Lessons in Chapter 28: Psychology Treatment, Prevention & Supervision
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
The Counseling Intake Process & Initial Interview

1. The Counseling Intake Process & Initial Interview

We will look at the counseling intake process as a person who is entering in counseling. Each step will be explained by a process we are all familiar with: medical doctor's office visits.

What Is Psychotherapy? - Definition, Types & Approaches

2. 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.

Exposure Therapy for Phobias: Definition & Concept

3. Exposure Therapy for Phobias: Definition & Concept

In this lesson, you'll learn what a phobia is and how it can be treated with exposure therapy. The lesson includes a concrete example of the therapeutic process for treating a fear of flying, and it also includes a quiz to help you evaluate your level of understanding.

Multicultural Theory and Treatment of Abnormal Functioning

4. Multicultural Theory and Treatment of Abnormal Functioning

How does culture affect mental health? What types of psychological disorders are seen around the world? What types are seen in just a few places? And, how can psychologists approach patients from many different cultures? In this lesson, we'll look at the multicultural theory of abnormal psychology.

Feminist Therapy: Definition & Techniques

5. Feminist Therapy: Definition & Techniques

Learn what makes feminist therapy different from other forms of therapy. This lesson reviews the origins and different types of feminist therapy and explores common techniques used by feminist therapists.

Group Counseling Theories

6. Group Counseling Theories

Group counseling theories vary according to the philosophy behind them. We will look at four of the most popular group counseling theories, and how they are alike and unalike in this lesson.

The Importance of Counseling Theory and Models

7. The Importance of Counseling Theory and Models

The importance of different theories in counseling practice is discussed in this lesson. Learn what evidence-based practice is and whether all theoretical models are used with each client.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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