CASE STUDY ANALYSIS–HUMANISTIC AND EXISTENTIAL THEORY
The Module Assessment in Week 8 is a personality theory case study analysis that will be developed during Weeks 2 – 8. The Module Assessment is based on a case study found in your Learning Resources, “The Case of Mrs. C.”
This week you examined personality theories from the humanistic and existential theoretical orientation. Supported by the information you gathered in your Personality Theory Matrix, analyze the case of Mrs. C based on one theory from the humanistic or existential orientation. The case study analysis considers Mrs. C’s symptoms (including cultural considerations) and offers relevant assessments and interventions for her case. Additionally, it must be supported by scholarly materials from research of reputable sources.
Be sure to review the Learning Resources before completing this activity.
Click the weekly resources link to access the resources.
- Review the Learning Resource, “The Case of Mrs. C.”
- Review the Personality Theory Matrix information about the humanistic and existential theoretical orientation and its corresponding theories.
ASSIGNMENT (1 PAGE)
Based on the information you gain from the personality case study, “The Case of Mrs. C,” complete the following case study analysis:
- Analyze Mrs. C’s symptoms, including cultural considerations, from the perspective of a key idea from a theorist that you identified from the humanistic or existential theoretical orientation.
- Offer suggestions for assessments and interventions to use with Mrs. C from the perspective of a key idea from a theorist that you identified from the humanistic or existential theoretical orientation.
Integrate Resources and scholarly materials from your own research in your analyses and provide citations and references in APA format. References should be combined in one list at the end of the document.
- Cervone, D., & Pervin, L. A. (2019). Personality: Theory and research (14th ed.). Wiley.
- Chapter 5, ”A Phenomenological Theory: The Personality Theory of Rogers” (pp. 127–146)
- Chapter 6, “Rogers’s Phenomenological Theory: Applications, Related Theoretical Conceptions, and Contemporary Research” (pp. 147–179)
- Maslow, A. (1965). Self-actualization and beyond. In, Proceedings of the Conference on the Training of Counselors of AdultsLinks to an external site. (pp. 108–131). https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED012056.pdf
- Prochaska, J. O., & Norcross, J. C. (2018). The case of Mrs. C. Download The case of Mrs. C.In, Systems of Psychotherapy: A Transtheoretical Analysis (9th ed., pp. 15–17). Oxford University Press.
Credit Line: SYSTEMS OF PYSCHOTHERAPY: A Transtheoretical Analysis, 9th Edition, by James O. Prochaska and John C. Norcross. Copyright 2018 by Oxford University Press. Reprinted by permission of Oxford University Press via the Copyright Clearance Center.
Note: You will use this personality case study to complete your Assignments in Weeks 2-6 and your Module Assessment. Download this case study and continue to use it throughout this Module.
- Rogers, C. (1947). Psychotherapy. In W. Dennis (Ed.), Current trends in psychologyLinks to an external site. (pp. 109–137). University of Pittsburgh Press.
- Seligman, M. E. P., & Csikszentmihalyi, M. (2000). Positive psychology: An introduction. American PsychologistLinks to an external site., 55(1), 5–14.
- Timulak, L. (2018). Humanistic‐experiential therapies in the treatment of generalised anxiety: A perspective. Counselling and Psychotherapy ResearchLinks to an external site., 18(3), 233–236.