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Why did Glasser make it so structured?
Majored in engineering, used to looking at things and how they fit together
Do past experiences matter?
No, you can always make a positive & productive change
Are current relationships important?
Yes, we need other people to function
What are the 2 front wheels of the "car"
Action and thinking
What is the goal of therapy?
To teach you how to control you lives which is why it's called Control Therapy
Criticisms of Reality Therapy
You have to be someone who can think through the process
Are we objective or subjective at whats in our quality world?
Are friends quality worlds the same?
No, we all have different values
What are Glasser's thoughts on psychotropic drugs?
Over prescribed, to many people take the easy way out by using drugs
What are Glasser's views on alcoholism and illegal drug use?
That we use them to medicate ourselves instead of asking for help.
What about mental health?
You have to work on it, not medicate
What is in our filter?
Perception, TKF filter & values
gives us information and then we evaluate how to use it
What form of counseling is Reality Therapy?
What areas or professionals have used Reality Therapy?
William Glasser is a medical doctor and Board Certified Psychiatrist. True or False
Reality therapy focuses on personal choice rather than classifying psychiatric syndromes as "illnesses", and prescribing psychotropic medications to treat mental disorders. True or False
According Choice Theory, unhappy people have the same problem:
They are unable to get along with the people they want to get along with.
Who's gets harmed by this statement :
The belief in and use of external control both the controller and the controlled.
What type of psychology is Choice Therapy?
It explains why and how we make the choices that determine the course of our lives.
We are best at controlling our close friends, true or false?
Choice Theory was designed by _________.
Choice Theory states that all our behavior is
The strongest of the five basic needs are
Love & Power
The world around us (external world) only gives us __________, it cannot control us.
Our perceptions come from our _______.
Senses, total knowledge filter (TKF) and value filter
Quality world can best be described as ___________.
An internal photo album consisting of photos of your perfect life.
With which of the following statements would William Glasser NOT agree?
Often we are too tied to the past and thus can't live effectively in the present.
People choose unhealthy ways of behavior (depression, substance abuse) in order to _________.
Avoid more painful behaviors, such as reaching out for help
Keep emotions under control
Avoid asking for help
In Glasser's suggested questioning sequence, which question illustrates evaluation?
What is happening during the doing and planning stages?
According to William Glasser, the role of a helper, significant person or therapist is not very important to a person trying to make healthier changes in his/her life. True or False
Reality therapy has only been used in schools, and critics are wanting data as to how well it will work in the social services field, and mental health. True or False?
Let's assume you get a promotion at work or achieve some other type of success. You attribute that positive end result to the work you put in. In other words, your success was a direct result of your hard work.
We would say you have an internal Locus of Control.
Let's assume you attribute that promotion or success to environmental factors, such as luck, fate, timing, other people or some type of divine intervention.
You have an external locus of control.
Choice theory is similar to Maslow's. They are basic needs but NOT hierarchical in nature. True or False
According to Dr. Glasser, all behavior is purposeful and is _______ .
Our best attempt at the time, given our current knowledge and skills, to meet one or more of our basic human needs, needs which evolved over time and have become part of our genetic structure.
Which of the Choice Theory core needs would include a need for food, shelter, and safety?
Which core need of Choice Theory includes the need to reproduce.
Glasser links the need for fun to _____.
According to Choice Theory, who can we control and still meet our needs?
The core need of ________ refers to living without pain, embarrassment, bullying, control of others; and right to make one's own choices in life.
We seek _______ through hobbies and leisure activities, but we are also driven by a need to enjoy our work.
We feel good when we see the fruits of our effort, and a continual failure to succeed in turn leads to dis-empowerment. This idea refers to our core need of _______.
According to Glasser we all have the same five core needs but we work out of them to varying degrees. What is the result of this idea?
The "varying degrees" of need to satisfy each need is the cause of conflict.
If you have found that you are less willing to take risks than most people, you have a high need for ___________.
The key to assessing the strength of your need for love and belonging is how much you are willing to ______.
To assess the strength of your need for power, ask yourself if you always want to have your own way, to have the last word, to own people, and to be seen as right in most of what you do or say.
True or False
If you enjoy learning and laugh a lot when you do, you have a high need for fun.
True or false
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