Humanistic approach

What are the key assumptions of the humanistic approach?
They study unique human experience and suggest people have freewill
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What is the humanistic approach the third force after?
The behaviourist and psychodynamic approach
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What is a fully functioning person
Someone who has achieved their full potential e.g open to experience, trust feelings etc
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What are the two conditions of worth
Unconditioned positive regard and self worth
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What does congruence mean
When a person concept of them self is similar to their actual self
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What is an example of a basic physiological need according to Maslow
Food, water, sleep, sex etc
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What is an example of self actualisation
Creativity, morality, spontaneity, lack of prejudice
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What is a strength of the humanistic approach
It is a holistic approach so considers the whole person unlike behaviourist/ psychodynamic
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What is a weakness of the humanistic approach
It is unscientific as experimental methods are rejected and many ideas are vague and subjective
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