Question 8A

Discussion Question

 

Discussion: Comparing Existential-Humanistic Therapy to Other Types of Therapy

Understanding the strengths of each type of therapy and which type of therapy is most appropriate for each client is an essential skill of the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. In this Discussion, you will compare Existential-Humanistic therapy to a therapy you select from the previous weeks of this course. You will identify the strengths and challenges of each and describe a fictional client that you think is best suited for each.

Learning Objectives

Students will:

· Compare types of psychotherapy

To prepare:

· Review this week’s Learning Resources

· Review this week’s media and consider the insights provided.

· Review the other types of psychotherapy presented in this course and select the one that resonates with you the most at this time.

By Day 3

Post a summary of the psychotherapy that you selected and explain why it resonates with you the most at this time. Then compare the psychotherapy you selected with existential-humanistic therapy. What are the strengths and challenges of each type of psychotherapy? Describe a fictional client that you think would be best suited for the therapy you selected and one fictional client you think would be best suited for existential-humanistic therapy. Explain why.

 

LEARNING RESOURCES

Wheeler, K. (Ed.). (2014). Psychotherapy for the advanced practice psychiatric nurse: A how-to guide for evidence-based practice (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company.

· Chapter 10, “Humanistic-Existential and Solution-Focused Approaches to Psychotherapy” (Review pp. 369–406)

 

https://doi-org.ezp.waldenulibrary.org/10.1176/appi.books.9780890425596

 

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Required Media

https://waldenu.kanopy.com/video/counseling-and-psychotherapy-theories-contex

https://waldenu.kanopy.com/video/existential-humanistic-psychotherapy

 

Optional Resources

Whiteley, J. M. (Producer). (1975). Rollo May on existential psychology. New York, NY: John Whiteley. [Streaming Video]. Retrieved from Alexander Street database.

https://doi-org.ezp.waldenulibrary.org/10.1176/appi.ps.201600066

 

 

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