Existential Psychotherapy Trivia Quiz!

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What is existential psychotherapy? It is a form of therapy that emphasizes the human condition. It deals with both the triumphs of human abilities while carefully recognizing their limitations. As it relates to this quiz, you will need to be aware of existential psychotherapy's main goal and what taking responsibility for your life involves. This quiz is all about existential psychotherapy. You will ACE this quiz without question.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The main goal of existential therapy is:
    • A. 

      Being-for-oneself

    • B. 

      Authenticity

    • C. 

      Being-with-others

    • D. 

      Existence

  • 2. 
    According to existentialism, what is the foundation of psychopathology?
    • A. 

      Lying

    • B. 

      Internal Conflict

    • C. 

      Lack of self-esteem

    • D. 

      Self-actualization

  • 3. 
    Central to existentialism is:
    • A. 

      Taking responsibility for the past

    • B. 

      Taking responsibility for others' lives

    • C. 

      Taking responsibility for our lives

    • D. 

      Taking responsibility for having instinctual urges

  • 4. 
    In existentialism taking responsibility for our lives involves:
    • A. 

      Binswager: Umwelt, Mitwelt, & Eigenwelt (being-in-nature, being-with-others, being-for-oneself)

    • B. 

      Raising consciousness

    • C. 

      Raising self-esteem

    • D. 

      Stop lying

  • 5. 
    Authenticity, honesty, consciousness-raising, and taking responsibility are the therapeutic goals among which theory?
    • A. 

      Psychoanalytic

    • B. 

      Psychodynamic

    • C. 

      Adlerian

    • D. 

      Existentialism

  • 6. 
    Regarding outcome research on existential psychotherapies, the current research literature has revealed:
    • A. 

      No controlled research or meta-analytic studies to evaluate its effectiveness

    • B. 

      Their relative success compared to no Tx an other therapies

    • C. 

      That existential therapies are more effective than traditional psychoanalysis, but less effective than behavioral therapy for some kinds of problems

    • D. 

      That existential therapies are more effective for adolescents, college students, and young adults that any other therapy

  • 7. 
    With respect to the ideal individual, which of the following therapies would most likely say that the only value a person must follow to become authentic is, to be honest?
    • A. 

      Adlerian therapy

    • B. 

      Existential therapy

    • C. 

      Interpersonal therapy

    • D. 

      Psychoanalysis

  • 8. 
    A therapist describes her client's presenting problems as follows: "He lives with a profound sense of emptiness and lack of fulfillment.  He tends to go along with society, instead of creating his own personal course of action."  The therapist's orientation is most likely to be:
    • A. 

      Gestalt

    • B. 

      Psychodynamic

    • C. 

      Existential

    • D. 

      Person-Centered

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