Flashcards in Humanistic Psychology Deck (15):
What is the Humanistic Psychology?
- Subjectiveness/Capacity for self-determination
What is Free Will?
- Humans can make choices & not determined by biological/external forces
Humanistic Approach see humans as:
What are active agents?
Ability to determine own development. Considers internal/external forces.
Humanistic psychologists rejects/accepts
R: Scientific Principles of human behaviour
A: All humans unique - Study Subjectiveness
What is it called when studying uniqueness of humans?
What is Self-Actualisation?
Tendency to grow psychologically & fulfills ones potential
Self-Actualisation is the..
Highest level on the hireachy of needs
How is SA achieved?
4 lower levels of hierarchy (‘deficiency needs’) must be met before working towards SA.
What is 'Self'?
Ideas/values characterised by 'I' & 'Me'
For personal growth:
- Self must have congruence with 'Ideal Self'
What if there is a big gap between self & ideal self?
- State of incongrugence
- SA not possible
The point of Client-CENTRED Therapy is...
- reduce gap between self/ideal self. Establish congruence.
- Conditions of worth
Issues in adulthood. originate during childhood - Lack of unconditional positive regard. Parents set conditions of worth - Psychological problems for child.