Brief Therapy Definition

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A comparison of psychotherapy techniques: Person-Centred, Cognitive Behaviour and Solution Focused Brief Therapy.
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Introduction
For, decades, the desire to comprehend or understand how psychotherapy help individuals change their lives has been a motivating factor for most psychological philosophers, theorists, and academicians as well as practitioners and counsellors. This has led to voluminous accumulation of psychotherapy literature, giving theoretical and empirical studies on the mechanisms that facilitate the therapeutic process and changes on the clients or patients.
Psychotherapy has been known to be a form of treatment which is based on systematic
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Hedonism explains the concepts of seeking pleasure and avoiding pain, responsible hedonism therefore primarily maintains pleasure over long-term while avoiding short-term pleasures that can result in pain. The humanistic view of REBT involve viewing human beings as holistic, goal oriented and have interests. On other hand, the rational view of REBT entails using efficient, flexible, logical and scientific ways that can be used to achieve goals and values in presence of feelings/emotions (Dozois & Beck,…show more content…
On other hand, the cognitive-behaviour therapy (REBT) entails practical approach to problem-solving that aims at changing the thinking and behavioural patterns that cause difficulties to individuals, thus, change the way in which people feel. It is a relatively short-term as well as long-term, focused therapeutic approach used mainly for emotional, behavioural and psychiatric problems (Yoosefi, 2011; Wampold, 2013).
Solution focused brief therapy on other hand, is a future-focused, goal orientated and directed type of therapy that focuses on solutions rather than the problems which have caused the client seek therapy. This approach explores the current resources and future hopes rather than the past causes and present problems. Therefore, the solution-focused brief theory emphasizes that rather than dwelling on the past and present problems, it focused on the future and seek to identify strengths and resources for the
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