Therapy Test 3 (APA Disability Guidelines (Psychologists strive to…
Therapy Test 3
APA Disability Guidelines
Psychologists strive to increasetheir knowledge and skills about workingwith individuals with disabilities throughtraining, supervision, education, and expertconsultation.
Psychologists strive to learnabout federal and state laws that supportand protect people with disabilities.
Psychologists strive to examine their beliefs and emotional reactions toward various disabilities and determine how these might influence their work.
Psychologists strive to provide a barrier-free physical and communication environment in which clients with disabilitiesmay access psychological services.
Psychologists strive to learn about various disability paradigms and models and their implications for service provision.
Breaking Down The Wall of Silence
Women are controlled, and that has a strong negative impact on their psychological beings. There is a strong pressure to fit in with society's standards, even though the mental aftermath is problematic. Such as girls who endure FGC, they are more likely to have anxiety and mistrust in adults.
The Sacrifice of The Star Child
We don't view children as autonomous beings within society. This can lead to non-care parenting, in which the parent does not express affection for the child. The child usually grows up with a sense of resentment.
A Love Story
The Soulmate Claim- the concept of one using hindsight bias by declaring their partner was not the "one".
Nature's Song Says Move Along- the concept that love is just an evolutionary adaptation that only lasts until the offspring is made and cared for to maturity.
The Alien Argument- the concept that men and women are just too different to get along
Understanding that the therapist goes through emotions while in therapy is important.
11 Curative Factors: Altruism, Catharsis, Universality, Existential Factors, Self Understatement, Family Reenactment, Guidance, Identification, Installation of Hope, and input/output of Interpersonal Learning
The Rorschach test is a psychological test in which subjects' perceptions of inkblots are recorded and then analyzed using psychological interpretation.
The Rosarch's integretity was compromised when the average results were posted on Wikipedia.
Mindfulness- promoting mindfulness is psychiatric settings allows the patient to take control of their emotions, by exercising mind tactics to decrease stress. It can be used as an alternative to medication
Jonathon's case- Jonathon was a teenage boy going through severe emotional problems. He was diagnosed with bi-polar disorder, and was given a range of medications. He decided to use mindfulness tactics, like meditation, as an alternative.
Play therapy is a form of therapy in which you psychoanalyze a child based on the interaction you have in play sessions. Often children subconsciously act out their thoughts, and this kind of therapy provides them with the ability to express themselves comfortably.
Dickie's case- A little boy started to behave irrationally in school, so the therapist set up a play session. He was bounced around from home to home, and had a problem with authority. His behavior became really erratic when he was around other children. Dickie felt like he had a lost of control, and was amused by plastic toys because of how manageable they were.