Chapter 1 Flashcards
Our text’s subtitle is “An Experiential Approach,” which means…
A. having direct experience and becoming actively involved in the process
B. having thorough knowledge of basic tenets
C. using theory in experiences of daily living
D. experiencing your own therapy so you know how it works
Many of our theories of counseling and therapy arose from
A. integrations of many topics in the world of ideas
B. a philosophical analysis of foundational knowledge
C. theorists’ own strivings to overcome personal pain
D. research that identified what actually works for clients
The authors have found it best to
A. stick with one main theory
B. avoid theory because it gets in the way of creative practice
C. experiment with several theories over the course of their careers
D. limit the number of theories they actively work with to four, which research has shown is the max viable quantity to manage effectively
Learning about psychotherapy often leads to all EXCEPT
A. new ways to look at the world
B. greater honesty and directness in relationships
C. improved interpersonal skills, including persuasion and communication
D. a greater sense of certainty
A(n) \_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_ approach to this subject means that you must have direct and intimate connections with the content, not as something that is "out there," but as something that is part of you. A. internalized B. experiential C. familiar D. useful
The authors of this book have, at times, been drawn to which theory?
A. psychoanalytic because of its depth
B. cognitive behavioral because of its specificity
C. existential because of its real-world emphasis
D. they have used all these effectively
T/F: The authors recommend that the reader treat each of the theories as valuable and important.
T/F: Current research suggests that overall, there are one or two theories that are superior over the rest.
T/F: Research suggests that some theories are better than others for very specific situations and issues
T/F: The authors recommend that students complete the experientially based activities, assignments, and reflective exercises so that the active process of learning becomes intrinsic.