Clinical psychology Essay Topics

Narrative Therapy

The Narrative Process Coding System illustrates the use of constructivist methods to assess THE TOPICAL and THEMATIC SHIFTS that characterize client accounts of their experience (Angus, Levitt & Hardke, 1999). 1. SYSTEM TOPIC SEGMENTS – Use the dialogue of a transcribed therapy session break it into topic units that are identified through shifts in protagonists… View Article

Abnormal Psychology in the Media

The film “A Beautiful Mind” (Grazer, 2001) tells of the true life of John Nash, a Nobel Prize winner who has struggled the majority of his life with paranoid schizophrenia. This essay will evaluate John Nash’s exhibited behaviors, and how therapists from the 5 perspectives of abnormal psychology would have treated his illness. At the… View Article

Counseling Models

Most counseling models make use of the core conditions; empathy, unconditional positive regard and congruence. A. Psychoanalytic Model Sigmund Freud’s psychoanalytic system is a model of personality development and approach to psychotherapy. Psychoanalytic: The original so called “talking therapy” involves analyzing the root causes of behavior and feelings by exploring the unconscious mind and the… View Article

Counseling Theory Approaches

This course really opened my eyes into the roles and responsibilities I will have to take up as a therapist. Every approach we have studied throughout this course has given me an “attitude”, technique, or perspective that I will not only use in my practice, but also applies to myself in my own life. A… View Article