Learning Objectives

  1. Summarize the goal of humanistic psychotherapy.
  2. Describe the three essential therapeutic conditions of humanistic psychotherapy.
  3. Explain how humanistic therapists use the technique of reflection.
  4. Discuss therapeutic applications of motivational interviewing.
  5. Contrast the focus of positive psychology interventions with the focus of most other current forms of psychotherapy.
  6. Review the findings of humanistic psychotherapy outcome research.