Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Theory (Jan 2018)
Terms in this set (15)
In the Cognitive-behavioural approach, blockages to the actualising tendency are seen as the cause of
all psychological difficulty.
Psychodynamic theory holds that with the right emotional conditions, growth motivations increase in
In Humanistic theory, the organismic valuing process is seen as central to the idea of a true and unique
Humanistic counselling takes an information processing approach to the client.
Negative automatic thoughts are a key idea in Psychodynamic theory.
Carl Rogers described our actualizing tendency as being an 'organismic valuing process', where we select goals based on our inner nature and purpose. This process may include any of the following principles: Authenticity: Getting away from defensive superficiality and being oneself.
Disputing irrational beliefs
Use of countertransference
Recognising contact boundary disturbances
Humanistic (accept Gestalt)
Internal conflict resolution
Necessary and sufficient conditions