7. Different Theoretical Differences and Contextual Influences

  1. Martin Milton
  1. Riccardo Draghi-Lorenz

Published Online: 16 DEC 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470667279.ch7

Therapy and Beyond: Counselling Psychology Contributions to Therapeutic and Social Issues

Therapy and Beyond: Counselling Psychology Contributions to Therapeutic and Social Issues

How to Cite

Draghi-Lorenz, R. (2010) Different Theoretical Differences and Contextual Influences, in Therapy and Beyond: Counselling Psychology Contributions to Therapeutic and Social Issues (ed M. Milton), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470667279.ch7

Editor Information

  1. University of Surrey, UK

Author Information

  1. University of Surrey, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 DEC 2010
  2. Published Print: 30 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470715475

Online ISBN: 9780470667279

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Keywords:

  • different theoretical differences - and contextual influences;
  • counselling psychology in UK - promoting openness, to any theoretical approach to psychotherapy;
  • set of ‘different differences’ among theories - kind of operations that we can implement to reduce or contain them;
  • new terms, coined - phenomena or ideas not represented in existing theoretical terminologies;
  • conceptual similarities - underlying different terms, describing very genesis of problematic psychological processes;
  • ‘difference’ between theories - eliminated by seeing through unnecessary terminological variation;
  • synthesis between thesis and antithesis - revision of theoretical corollaries;
  • ‘different differences’ - represented as organized along a spectrum;
  • NICE (National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence) guidelines - through IAPT (Improved Access to Psychological Therapies);
  • manualised CBT, main treatment for anxiety and depression

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Differences between Theories

  • Conclusion

  • References