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Paper 5.2: Psychotherapeutic Interventions I

Unit

Content

Time (Hours)

Domain

I Introduction

Nature of psychotherapy; history and development of psychotherapy, process of psychotherapy

Client-therapist relationship, role and qualities of a good therapist

Role of theory, ethics in psychotherapy, Mechanisms of change

Mesmerism and Hypnotherapy

Risks in psychotherapy

12

4

4

4

 

Must know

 

Desirable to Know

Nice to Know

II Psychodynamic therapies

Traditional psychoanalysis: Freud; free association; psychodynamic therapy: theoretical ground.

Therapeutic factors: resistance, transference and counter transference, defense mechanisms.

Adlerian therapy; Jungian therapy, Contemporary psychoanalytic therapies

Interpretation of dreams

Indian psyche

16

 

5

5

6

 

Must know

Desirable to Know

Nice to Know

III Humanistic-Existential therapy

Humanistic therapy: client- centered therapy; meaning of existence and purpose in life, self-actualization, self-psychology.

Existential therapy, logo therapy; contributions of Frankl, May, Rank and Yalom

Gestalt therapy, Group therapy

Humane approach

Spirituality

12

 

4

4

4

 

 

Must know

Desirable to Know

Nice to Know

 

Syllabus Books:

  1. Hersen, M. & Sledge, W. (2002). Encyclopedia of psychotherapy. Academic Press.
  2. Yalom, I. (2009). The Gift of Therapy. Harper Perennial: New York.
  3. Gobbard, G. Beck, J. Holmes, J. (2007). Oxford Textbook of Psychotherapy. OUP: London.

 

Reference Books:

  1. L. Klerman, M. M. Weissman, B. J. Rounsaville, E. S. Chevron. (1984). Interpersonal Psychotherapy of Depression.Basic Books.
  2. Sue Weissmark, D. A. Giacomo. (1998). Doing Psychotherapy Effectively. University of Chicago Press.
  3. Jeffrey L. Kleinberg. (2012). The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Group Psychotherapy.Wiley Blackwell.
  4. Mace. (1995). The Art and Science of Assessment in Psychotherapy. Routledge.
  5. J. Fagan, M. D. Kaiser, D. M. Depalma, T. J. C. Heavner, E. L. Phillips. (1985). Psychotherapy Revised: New Frontiers in Research and Practice.Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1985
  6. Nick Totton. (2005). New Dimensions in Body Psychotherapy.Open University Press, 2005
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