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Self-Esteem and Positive Thinking

Aside from the 3:1 Method, what are some other ways we can work with a client on their self-esteem going from negative to positive thinking?

Comparing Counseling Techniques

Provide a comparison (similarities and differences) of at least two counseling techniques and/or methods. Then, explain how each might be applied to the case study of substance abuse. List of techniques /Methods: - Cognitive behavioral therapy - Motivational enhancement therapy - Residential treatment - Community reinfor

Ethics for Psychology Professionals

There are APA guidelines for the information a psychology professional should have in a record of services. Using critical thinking skills, explain which two standards will be the easiest to follow and which two will be the hardest to follow in maintaining a record. Do you think having a certain role or position in the field of

Therapeutic Ethical Standards

Psychology professionals work with many different people and problems. The issues of confidentiality, release of information under HIPAA, therapy notes, and dual relationships become even more important in a clinic setting. One of the more important issues addressed in the Code is the issue of sexual intimacy during or after the

Adolescent development and problems in a scenario

The following student question was involves the analysis of a scenario and then to apply an understanding of adolescent social, cultural, and cognitive development to respond to the questions posted by the scenario. This also includes an attempt to evaluate the main problem in the scenario and then use any of the theories or con

Developmental theories and adolescence

Prior to adolescence, children at the end of their middle childhood usually feel confident about their abilities to control their bodies. They have mastered walking, running, skipping, and toilet training. As this confidence grows, pre-adolescents prior to experiencing growth spurts report feeling satisfied with their body image

Ethical Issues for the Integration of Religion and Spirituality in Therapy

Using the Ethics Code, evaluate how the Code works in a religious/spiritual therapy setting. Explain why the APA ethical standards are important in this application. When writing your paper, review all of the standards of the Code that you believe are particularly related to this topic. 3-5 scholarly articles regarding ethi

Privilege Visibility

Why is privilege normally invisible and what does it feel like to make it visible? In terms of addressing privilege, what is our responsibility as Christian counselors?

Quantitative Research Article Critique

See the attached file. Can you provide a brief summary and critique of the two quantitative research articles (one attached, one referenced) and comment on the main methodological features of each study. Please provide in the summary and critique the reader with enough information that they can grasp the essence of the study'

Current Trends

As you examine your own goals and possible future careers in psychology, please address some of the current trends in the larger field. Choose at least three of the following, and write at least two double spaced pages on what the current research says, how it might relate to your areas of interest/career, and what kind of medi

Whiting's Development Niche

How might Whiting's development niche be used to explore differences in behavior and the worldview of voluntary minorities compared to involuntary minorities? How might biracial, involuntary minorities differ from their nonracial counterparts?

Instinct Theory

Evaluate the effectiveness of the instinct theory and explain the various behaviors.

Psychology Experiment

An experiment conducted by students that were given as aspirin at School A and sugar pills (but were told they were aspirin) for School B. The students who were given aspirin performed better on the exam than the student who were given a sugar pill . What is the independent variable? What is the dependent variable? What

Maslow and Darwin

Can you identify Abraham Maslow theory on humanistic needs and Charles Darwin theory about instinct and each individual's association with these theories?

Children's Sense of Self

As children become more competent in their language skills, they interact more often with peers to learn and to socialize. When children struggle with speech or have reading problems, they often also struggle with making friends. Using the theories from our reading and any other peer-reviewed resource, respond to the following q

Misinterpretation of Qualifications

Psychology professionals are often asked to give presentations, whether in their communities or at state or national conferences. This is a great honor. Professionals are also often interviewed after state or national conventions by the media. Imagine the following situation: You are excited to see your name in print for the fir


Why do so many therapists think eclecticism is important - what are the reasons? Why is this issue important to the field of psychology? Why would someone assume that eclecticism is more effective than staying with one school of therapy, and what could be assumed instead?

Similarities and Differences in Adolescent Development

Is the experience of being an adolescent the same for males and females? Is it the same across different historical time periods or eras? What about across different cultures or subpopulations within a culture? Similarities and Differences in Adolescent Development Is the experience of being an adolescent the same for male

The complexity of dual diagnosis

Jerome is a 48-year-old gay-identified African American male who is seeking housing services at the state facility at which you work. Jerome has a long history of homelessness, a 20-year addiction to crack cocaine, and a history of minor arrests. He has supported himself primarily by repairing old, discarded bicycles and selling

Innate factors impact on motivation

Do you believe that innate factors have more of an impact on motivation than learned factors? Why or why not? (About 100 words needed in the response)

Analyzing Outcome Assessments

Child and Adolescent Functional Assessment Scale (CAFAS) Bates, M. (2001). The Child and Adolescent Functional Assessment Scale (CAFAS): Review and Current Status. Clinical Child & Family Psychology Review, 4(1), 63-84. Provide an analysis of the outcome assessment on Child and Adolescent Functional Assessment Scale (CAFAS)

Need assistance with completing an annotated bibliography

Identify seven academic sources on the topic of Mother-Daughter relationships and daughter self-esteem. Does this problem have a positive or negative correlation? For the articles, touch on: - Analyze the methodological structure of reviewed research studies. - Evaluate data analysis techniques in both qualitative and quan

Qualitative Research Article

For the qualitative research article can you find the following related article topic (Mother-Daughter relationships will mediate daughter self-esteem) , provide a brief summary of the article, state how you know the article is qualitative and answer the following questions: 1. What is the problem addressed by this research?

Intervention to Correct Behaviour

The target behaviors for intervention are as follows: 1. Off-task - failure to maintain eye contact with task at hand for more than 3 consecutive seconds 2. Physical Aggression - hitting/pushing/kicking peers/teachers, throwing objects 3. Verbal Aggression - threatening, yelling Consider the following observation

Therapy Models Applied to a Case Study

Describe the dynamics of the Lowndes family from the attached case study using the understanding of family pathology offered by the therapy model. Identify three techniques that you might use in counseling the Lowndes family based on the approach of this particular therapy model. Explain why you would use each technique and

Kohlberg and Moral Dilemmas

Kohlberg asked people to respond to moral dilemmas and then used their responses to determine their level of moral reasoning. Your task here is to write your own Moral Dilemma. Some advice on dilemmas; 1) Kohlberg's dilemmas focus on a person having to choose between obeying a rule, law, or authority figure on one hand or tak

Motivation Diagnoses

What is the DSM? What are the Axes in the DSM, and how are they used (provide an example of each)? Can you explain this new book to me so I can understand what exactly this has to do with anything and how it relates to cognition (various symptoms or etiology). Which Axis or Axes may we find motivation diagnoses? Or what