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1

__________________ Reality Therapy is based on choice theory (previously control theory), which assumes that people are responsible for the choices they make and focuses on how people make choices that affect the course of their lives.

William Glasser's.

2

People have ____ basic innate needs that serve as the primary source of motivation; these are: s_______, l___ and b_______, p______, f________, and f___.

  • 5
  • Survival
  • Love and belonging (most important)
  • Power
  • Freedom
  • Fun

3

A person adopts a _____________ when she fulfills her needs in a conscious and realistic manner that does not infringe on the rights of others to fulfill their needs.

Success identity.

4

Glasser believes a _________ underlies most forms of mental and emotional disturbance, and occurs when a person is unable to satisfy his needs (or does so in irresponsible ways).

Failure identity.

5

In Reality Therapy, mental illness is the result of _____________.

An individual's choices.

6

Reality Therapy (1) Rejects the _______________ of mental illness.

Medical model.

7

Reality Therapy (2) Focuses on ____________ behaviors and beliefs.

Current.

8

Reality Therapy (3) Views transference as ____________ to therapy progress.

Detrimental.

9

Reality Therapy (4) Stresses ___________ processes.

Conscious.

10

Reality Therapy (5) Emphasizes _______________, especially a client's ability to judge whats is right and wrong his his daily life.

Value judgments.

11

The primary goal of Reality Therapy is to help clients identify responsible and effective ways to _____________, and thereby develop a ____________.

  • Satisfy their needs
  • Success identity

12

During therapy, attention is paid to the client's "___________," which consists of his/her actions, thoughts, emotions, and physiology, although the primary emphasis is on actions and thoughts which can be most easily controlled by the client.

Total behavior.

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