Understanding the strengths of each type of therapy and which type of therapy is most appropriate for each patient is an essential skill of the psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner. In this Assignment, you will compare humanistic-existential therapy to another psychotherapeutic approach. You will identify the strengths and challenges of each approach and describe expected potential outcomes. 

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FIRST Transcript: Theories of Counseling – Existential Therapy

VIDEO LINK: https://youtu.be/YvAvc2aWup0


TRANSCRIPT

Hello this is dr. Gandhi welcome to my

video on the theory of existential

therapy the term existential therapy

actually, refers to a group of several

therapies however generally under this

theory counselors focus on human

experiences as opposed to behavioral

rules or dividing the mind into

different areas as we see in

psychoanalytic and analytic therapy so

we’ll start with the theory of

personality and in existential therapy

an important part of the theory of

personality is the idea that there is an

inner struggle between the concepts of

freedom and responsibility and that

individuals move toward resolving the

struggle there’s also a search for

meaning and purpose in life as well as a

search to identify and establish values

individuals are thought of as self-aware

and the self-awareness plays a part in

human development the formation of

identity is a key component of

development as is building productive

and meaningful relationships in

existential therapy people work to self

actualize to become fully authentic to

become a fully authentic person in the

world and generally how a person relates

to the world is a key area of emphasis

when looking at existential therapy

under this theory there are several

fears that clients will have at

different points in their lives

including the fear of isolation

meaninglessness the fear of death

the fear of lacking any meaningful

relationships the fear of having and

experiencing guilt and also the fear of

feeling empty the fear of emptiness so

as you can see from this theory of

personality existential therapy really

focuses on what it means to exist in the

world and how individuals sometimes

struggle to make sense of that existence

and to find purpose in that existence

continuing with the theory of

personality the ways of being in the

world in the theory of existential

therapy is divided into four parts and

it’s important to und

Understanding the strengths of each type of therapy and which type of therapy is most appropriate for each patient is an essential skill of the psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner. In this Assignment, you will compare humanistic-existential therapy to another psychotherapeutic approach. You will identify the strengths and challenges of each approach and describe expected potential outcomes.

To prepare:

· Review the humanistic-existential psychotherapy videos in this week’s Learning Resources.

· Reflect on humanistic-existential psychotherapeutic approaches.

· Then, select another psychotherapeutic approach to compare with humanistic-existential psychotherapy. The approach you choose may be one you previously explored in the course or one you are familiar with and especially interested in. 

The Assignment

In a 2- to 3-page paper, address the following:

· Briefly describe humanistic-existential psychotherapy and the second approach you selected. 

· Explain at least three differences between these therapies. Include how these differences might impact your practice as a PMHNP.

· Focusing on one video you viewed, explain why humanistic-existential psychotherapy was utilized with the patient in the video and why it was the treatment of choice. Describe the expected potential outcome if the second approach had been used with the patient. 

· Support your response with specific examples from this week’s media and at least three peer-reviewed, evidence-based sources. Explain why each of your supporting sources is considered scholarly. Attach the PDFs of your sources.

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  Excellent

90%–100%

Good

80%–89%

Fair

70%–79%

Poor

0%–69%

Develop a 2- to 3-page paper comparing humanistic-existential therapy to another psychotherapeutic approach of your choice. Be sure to address the following:

·  Briefly describe humanistic-existential psychotherapy and the second approach you selected.

Points:

Points Range:
23 (23%) – 25 (25%)

The response includes an accurate and concise description of humanistic-existential psychotherapy and your selected approach.

Feedback:

Points:

Points Range:
20 (20%) – 22 (22%)

The response includes a description of humanistic-existential psychotherapy and your selected approach.

Feedback:

Points:

Points Range:
18 (18%) – 19 (19%)

The response includes a somewhat vague or inaccurate description of humanistic-existential psychotherapy and your selected approach.

Feedback:

Points:

Points Range:
0 (0%) – 17 (17%)

The response includes a vague and inaccurate description of humanistic-existential psychotherapy and your selected approach, or is missing.

Feedback:

·   Explain at least three differences between humanistic-existential psychotherapy and the approach you selected.

·   Include how these differences might impact your practice as a PMHNP.

Points:

Points Range:
23 (23%) – 25 (25%)

The response includes an accurate and clear explanation of three differences between humanistic-existential psychotherapy and your selected approach.

The response includes a thoughtful and throrough explanation of how the differences between humanistic-existential psychotherapy and your selected approach might impact your practice as a PMHNP.

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