Choose an approach to counseling and psychotherapy. In the paper, discuss the following points, following this outline and using these headings, about 1500 words typed.
I. Founders – Who founded this approach? What was his/her/their background and influences?
II. Theory – What is the theory on which this approach is based? List and describe all of the essential concepts.
III. Goals – What are the goals of this approach?
IV. Techniques/Treatment – What methods are used by this approach?
V. Compare/Contrast – Compare and contrast this approach to one covered in this course.
VI. Evaluation – Is there scientific research that supports this approach? What criticisms have been made of this therapy?
VII. Personal Assessment – What do you find interesting about this approach? What criticisms do you have?
VIII. References in APA format
Please choose a topic. Below is a list of possible topics.
Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
Compassion focused therapy (CFT)
Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT)
Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT)
Emotionally focused therapy (EFT)
Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR)
Internal Family Systems Model
Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy
Object relations psychotherapy