FAMILY COUNSELING

is one of the various types of counselling whereby parents, or even other family members, work with trained individual's such as social workers, psychologists...

FLAT AFFECT

a term used for the absence or apparent absence of emotional response to any situation or event. Also called emotional flatness; flattened affect; flattening...

FREE WILL

Name used to describe the capacity that a person has for making their own decisions and directions in life. We need it for moral...

FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS

1. Detailed analysis of a behaviour to identify contingencies that sustain the behaviour. 2. Synthesis of a client's behaviour problems and variables that are...

GENDER

Term for the condition of being male or female or neuter. Sex refers to the biological aspects of male and female. Gender implies the...

GOAL SPECIFICITY

a term used to describe the degree that the target behavior of a goal is defined.

GROUP TEST

the term that is applied to the test administered to several individuals simultaneously. Compare individual test.

INTERPERSONAL PROCESS RECALL (IPR)

Method used to understand the process of psychotherapy and to train therapists and counsellors. Uses taping counselling and psychotherapy sessions that are later analysed...

INTRINSIC REINFORCER

A response that produces a reinforcer that is naturally related to it. For example a natural sound is produced when you blow on a...

JUNGIAN TYPOLOGY

a theory of personality that puts individuals into separate categories according to attitudes and dominant functions of the psyche.

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