What Is The Humanistic View Of Anxiety?

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Muscle aches, trouble concentrating, and being tired all the time, these are some effects that anxiety disorders can have on a person. Jake has been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. Just like there are many different causes and different types of disorders, there are also many ways to treat the disorders. Three different types will be explained within this essay. Number one, the humanistic approach, or being able to fulfill a personal potential. Number two, the behavioral view of the change in behaviors, and then the third, the cognitive side, or mental processes. By looking at these specific views, we will define them and see where they believe the causes are formed and the care they can give to help in combating the anxieties of life.…show more content…
It helps many people to find their strength and to help them use those strengths to better themselves. This group of people often refers to Maslow’s “Hierarchy of Needs”. They can see breaks in the pyramid, which can cause the hardships of anxiety. The pyramid works step by step up the pyramid starting at the lowest point, being physiological needs. It then continues up the pyramid through safety, love and belonging, ones self esteem, and ending at self-actualization. The humanistic view, in full can be described as a “crucial opportunity to lead us to our own healthy path”. In a humanistic therapy session the therapist uses a lot of empathy and hard listening. This allows the client to voice their concerns without the pressure of answering questions. But the therapists do help a lot too. With the help of humanistic therapist, the individual will learn to add or find positive experiences in their life. It can help those individuals find a sort of peace with who they are and with what…show more content…
They take things that are not physically observable, and make different inferences towards them. Language, memory, and thinking are some examples of the processes that are explored. In this, the individual searches for useful information from a certain stimuli. So, as shown, both the cognitive and the behavioral therapies both use stimuli. The beginning of the therapy would start by targeting thoughts, behaviors or the individual’s goals. The next step would be to make a list of “thinking errors” and find why they are “errors”. A few thinking errors are “Black or White” thinking, “Should” statements, and “filtering”. The therapist can help to find and point out the different thinking errors but the individual needs to work at the problem outside of the sessions for it to have a positive
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