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Humanistic Characteristic 1: A _________________ approach which assumes that one must understand a person's subjective experience to understand that person.

Phenomenological.

2

Humanistic Characteristic 2: A focus on __________ behaviors.

Current.

3

Humanistic Characteristic 3: A belief in the individual's inherent potential for ____________ and ___________.

  • Self-determination
  • Self-actualization

4

Humanistic Characteristic 4: A view of therapy as involving an __________, collaborative, and ____________ relationship between therapist and client.

  • Authentic
  • Egalitarian

5

Humanistic Characteristic 5: A rejection of traditional ______________ and _____________.

  • Assessment techniques
  • Diagnostic labels

6

The following four therapies are considered Humanistic:

  • Person-centered therapy
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Existential therapy
  • Reality therapy

7

Constructivist therapies incorporate several approaches to therapy, and emphasize the client's ___________, which is viewed as being (to some degree) _________ and/or ____________ constructed.

  • Perceived reality
  • Individually
  • Socially

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The focus of Constructivist-oriented therapy is on the ____________ rather than on the accuracy or rationality of the client's created meanings.

Process of meaning creation.

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