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Advantages and Potential Drawbacks of Integrative Therapy

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Explain some of the advantages and potential drawbacks of integrative therapist, give examples, and describe how a psychologist can handle the potential drawback.

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Integrative therapy incorporates various techniques from psychoanalysis to group therapy. It is designed to draw from the most suitable approaches to treatment for a patient with the therapist integrating aspects of different approaches which he/she thinks is beneficial. For example a therapist may use a combination of art therapy and group therapy for a child in therapy. The art therapy would get the child motivated and talking while the group therapy would provide peer support for that child. There are various other approaches to integrative ...

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