Discuss advantages and disadvantages of practicing within a specific theory as opposed to developing an integrative approach containing several therapies.
(response is 283 words plus a reference)
Different theoretical backgrounds or school of thoughts in which psychologists received their training, may be useful with the population that they are successful in using them with, but by and large, most psychologists now a days are inclined to use an eclectic treatment and therapy approach with their clients.
Here are the reasons why.
Integrative approach advantage:
Can be used with clients with whom one theory based approach in practice does not work that ...
Specific or Integrative theoretical approach to counseling - short essay answer