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Assignment: Comparing
Humanistic-Existential Psychotherapy with Other Approaches
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.
Note: The School of Nursing
requires that all papers submitted include a title page, introduction, summary,
and references. The Sample Paper provided at the Walden Writing Center provides
an example of those required elements (available at
http://academicguides.waldenu.edu/writingcenter/templates ). All papers
submitted must use this formatting.

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