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    Humanism, also known as the phenomenological approach, is a contemporary approach to psychology that focuses on the “whole person”. It stresses the idea that a person is an individual and is unique. Humanists look at behavior through the eyes of the person, not as an observer. Everyone needs to be treated differently based on their unique personality. They believe that a person’s behavior is determined by their perception of the world around them, not their environment or genetics. Humanism begins

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    the humanistic approach is the best therapeutic model that keeps the session’s absolutely client centered. With the vast amount of psychotherapies offered today it is difficult to narrow down which one is the most important to a client. However, the humanistic approach mainly focuses on the study of the whole person and through the eyes of that particular client. With this knowledge I would have to say that this approach is one of the better areas is psychotherapy for a client. The humanistic approach

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    for humanistic therapy. This approach can be thought of as too positive at times, in regards to human behavior. With a humanistic approach individuals are assumed to be naturally good and will decide to follow the most positive way of doing things, by either making themselves and the world around them a better place (Mcleod, 2015). Choice and free will at times can be limited to some people, which then can make the application of this approach difficult. According to McLeod, “ Humanistic psychologists

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    in a human being (boundless.com). That is one of many ways of defining personality. When examining personality, there are four main approachable theories including: The Psychodynamic Approach, The Trait Approach, The Social-Cognitive Approach, and The Humanistic Approach. The Psychodynamic Approach was first approach by Sigmund Freud; he dealt with the understanding that personality came from our unconscious state of mind. And that unconscious state interacted to determine our thoughts, behaviors

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    purpose of his work, self-concept. This theory consists of many components all starting with this basics of his approach. Carl Roger’s self-centered theory was accredited through a humanistic approach. A humanistic approach in psychology emphasizes empathy and stresses the greater good in an individual’s behavior. Carl Rogers is considered one of the founders to the humanistic approach in psychology. Rogers constructed his research through Abraham Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. Maslow’s research on

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    Running head: BIOLOGICAL VS HUMANISTIC APPROACH TO PERSONALITY Biological vs. Humanistic Approach to Personality Lawrence Sawyer University of Phoenix Biological vs. Humanistic Approach to Personality As several styles are used to define the personality, two are often used to subsidize another approach. Both biological and humanistic approaches are typically used as under tones. Evolutionary/genetic perspectives do not generally account for the biological mechanisms between genes and personality

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    Person-Centered Theory Brian L. Brooks II Lindenwood University   Abstract Person-centered therapy was founded by Carl Rogers in the 1940s. Person-centered therapy was a humanistic approach different than Sigmund Freud’s psychoanalytical theory. Person-centered therapy was a non-directive approach where counselors guided their clients towards self-actualization in hopes of attaining fulfillment. Rogers (1979) had an optimistic view of the client’s ability to achieve fulfillment under the proper

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    INTRODUCTION Carl Ransom Rogers was an influential American psychologist. He was one of the founders of the Humanistic approach to psychology. Rogers was born on January 8, 1902. His father was a civil engineer while his mother was a homemaker. He had five siblings and he was the fourth one. Originally, he planned to study agriculture at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, with an undergraduate focus on history and religion. In school, his interests shifted away from agriculture and toward religion

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    Critically engage with Hannah Arendts Humanistic approach to “political action.” This essay will be split into two parts. The first will be concerned with critically engaging poststructuralist and postmodernist rejections of humanism highlighted by Stuart Sim, with notions of a humanism put forward by Timothy Brannan that place importance on the shared universal attributes shared by every human. I will to this with the aim of placing Arendt’s humanism with the latter. For the second half of this

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    diagnosis contains, so does the approach in how to properly treat the patient of this disorder. The first approach that seems to be the most positive, in my opinion of course, is the humanistic approach. From this viewpoint, the professional providing the treatment may feel that the origin of Jake’s disorder would begin at the discouragement he may be feeling specifically as he is embarkinging on this new challenge for harder courses. A treatment from the humanistic approach would most likely just be trying

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