Sigmund Freud's Psychoanalytic Therapy Is the Gage that Measures All Therapies

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The Theoretical Model Overview The psychoanalytic therapy was developed by Sigmund Freud. It is considered the foundation or modern day psychiatry, psychology, and counseling and is the gage by which all therapies have been measured. Psychoanalytic therapy consists largely of using methods to bring out unconscious thought that can be worked through. It focuses on childhood experiences that are analyzed though discussions that are reconstructed, and interpreted. The aim of the psychoanalytic therapy is to resolve interpersonal conflicts, toward the end of reconstructing one’s basic personality. (Corey 2013). Gathering life-history data, dream analysis, free association, interpretation and analysis of resistance and transference. Such procedures are aimed at increasing awareness, gaining intellectual and emotional insight. This begins a working-through process that leads to the reorganization of the client personality. According to Freud, out most intense experience of anxiety occurs at birth, when we are speratated from our mothers. Using this model will allow to examine the aniety as the basis of all the clients feelings of anxiety. Seperation from his mother at the age of 6 may have had an impact. Finally, this model tend that if noramal, rational approaches of the ego to reduce anxiety are not effective, the ego revert to ego-defense mechanisms. Jackson’s was defensive when discussion of possible sexual abuse was introduced in the sessions. This was pointed out as the Defense Mechansims, Repression. Therapist find this useful to bring the past experiences to the present, so that the client can begin to be aware. Chosen Model There are several key reason why the psychoanalytic model was chosen. Freudian view psycho... ... middle of paper ... ...ription of his foster parents, his foster siblings, are less than objective. I anticipate finding that his symptoms of anxiety attacks, fear of accomplishment, panic over being successful, fear of abandonment, can be interpreted as outward manifestations of unconscious conflicts that have their origins in childhood experiences and defensive reactions to these experienced that were necessary to him as a child. Jackson serves in the U.S. Navy and said he had never dealt with his own emotions or past childhood history. In watching for most obvious and the most subtle visual and verbal clues as who it was clear that the client was extrely nervous. (Summer 2012). He was extremely uncomfortable. He said that he was angry at himself for starting fighting that landed him into counseling. He has a girlfriend. He desires to have intimate relations with her but cannot.

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