Biomedical and psychotherapy are two basic approaches to treating psychological disorders. A number of approaches fall under the category of psychotherapy, but they all include the following four essential characteristics:
• Systematic interaction between a client and a therapist
• Based on psychological theory and research
• Influences a client’s thoughts, feelings, and behavior
• Used in treating disorders, adjustment problems, and to foster personal growth
Explain in a 200- to 300-word response the biomedical approach as well as the psychodynamic, humanistic-existential,
behavior, and cognitive approaches to psychotherapy listed in your text.