This category is a little bit of a catch all, not only will it cover crisis intervention strategies, but also community intervention, and group therapy. Considering the high weight of this particular topic you can most likely expect a few questions on crisis intervention strategies or the other topics covered in this post. Treatment, Intervention,
Family therapy also covers the topic of marital and couple therapy, and there are 2 theoretical models. General systems theory states that the interactions between the members of the family are attempting to achieve homeostasis. Cybernetics is based on feedback loops, negative feedback loops attempt to decrease change and maintain consistency, positive feedback loops are
Both the existential and humanistic theories are based on the assumption that the client has the ability to know what is best for them and are capable of making decisions. Humanist psychologists believe people move in the direction of self-actualization, while existential psychologists believe we have no internal drive or external meaning and we are
Classical psychoanalysis in its original form was instrumental in shaping the way we view the unconscious and the concept of defense mechanism. While it may not be popular in its original form, it has made way for some impressive psychodynamic therapy interventions, and this post will cover a few of them. The purpose of this
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is the most widely used evidence based practice for treating mental health conditions. This post will cover a few of the most common CBT interventions, and hopefully preparing you for what you may be tested on the EPPP. This will include cognitive therapy, rational-emotive behavior therapy, dialectical behavior therapy,and relapse prevention.
This EPPP study guide will start with exploring some of the interventions based on Behaviorism. Treatment approaches are generally based on 3 theories: Classical Conditioning, Operant Conditioning, and Social Learning Theory. The information is best used in collaboration with your own knowledge and what you have already been taught, your previous notes or textbooks, and research