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Psychotherapy Matrix

Select three psychotherapy approaches to summarize. Include examples of the types of psychological disorders appropriate for each approach.

|Interpersonal Therapy (ITP)[Insert therapy approach] |Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)[Insert therapy |[Insert therapy approach]Cognitive Therapy (CT) |
| |approach] | |
|Summary of |On page 584 of Dan Hockenbury’s Discovering Psychology, |Cognitive Behavioral Therapy was defined in Dan |Cognitive Therapy on page 594 of Dan Hockenbury’s |
|approach |ITP is a brief psychodynamic psychotherapy that focuses on|Hockenbury’s Discovering Psychology, page 596 as a therapy|Discovering Psychology is defined as a therapy developed |
| |current relationships and is based on the assumption that |that integrates cognitive and behavioral techniques and |by Aaron T. Beck that focuses on changing the client’s |
| |symptoms are caused and maintained by interpersonal |that is based upon the assumption that thoughts, moods, |unrealistic and maladaptive behaviors. The person will be |
| |problems. “During the first phase of treatment, the |and behaviors are interrelated. “Therapists design an |taught to monitor automatic thoughts, then tested on the |
| |therapist will identify the interpersonal problem that is |integrated treatment plan, utilizing the techniques that |accuracy of conclusion, and ultimately correct distorted |
| |causing difficulty. “(Discovering Psychology, 2014) Next, |are most appropriate for specific problems.” (Discovering |thinking and perception.…...

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