Uncommon Therapy: The Psychiatric Techniques of Milton H. Erickson, M.D. Test | Lesson Plans Mid-Book Test - Medium

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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. When Erickson conducts long-term therapy, he does not do it as extensive and lengthy contact with meetings once each week for years. Instead, he does what?
(a) Has sessions outside his office.
(b) Varies the duration of appointments.
(c) Varies the frequency of appointments.
(d) Has telephone sessions.

2. The transition from being a child into being an adult involves ______ of the relational patterns between family members.
(a) Manipulation.
(b) Dismissal.
(c) Removal.
(d) Rearrangement.

3. The therapist deals with each part of the couple _______, as a general rule.
(a) As a family unit.
(b) Together.
(c) Separately.
(d) Separately and together.

4. Haley writes of one case in which a woman was directly threatened with death by her husband over what?
(a) Her family.
(b) Her spending.
(c) Her infidelity.
(d) The gender of their baby.

5. Erickson was responsible for the development and introduction into therapies of _____.
(a) "Family orientation".
(b) "Providing a Worse Alternative".
(c) "Strategic Therapy".
(d) "Encouraging Resistance".

Short Answer Questions

1. Haley writes that the majority of the young adults who the therapist meets with do want to ____.

2. When Harold has succeeded in school, Erickson persuades him to drop the idea that he is somehow _____ minded.

3. When the client's real need is _______, Erickson goes out of his way to actually artificially create relationships for his patients.

4. Which heading in Chapter 1 cultivates a response until a goal is reached?

5. In one case in Chapter 5, there was competition between the mother and the ______ over mothering the new baby.

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Erickson use not siding with one family member as a technique?

2. How does Erickson enable couples in Chapter 6?

3. How does Erickson use an indirect method of treatment in the example of the young man who feared women from Chapter 3?

4. What is stated regarding substance abuse in Chapter 7?

5. What is the purpose of therapy in Haley's opinion as it relates to the phases?

6. What is Haley's assertion of changes occurring in "Childbirth and Dealing with the Young"?

7. Describe the case of the 8-year-old terror, which is provided in Chapter 6.

8. What are Erickson's primary goals in couple's therapy?

9. What does Haley write about the institution of marriage in the beginning of Chapter 5?

10. How does Erickson approach the sexual orientation of the client in Chapter 4?

(see the answer keys)

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