Revision of the Approaches

A few ideas about what might come up this year;no of these areas have been mentioned so far…


  • the study of internal mental processes


  • the influence of genes
  • biological structures and neuro-chemistry on behaviour
  • evolution and behaviour


  • Basic assumptions of the psychodynamic approach
  • the role of the unconscious
  • psychosexual stages


  • free will
  • self-actualisation and Maslow’s hierarchy of needs
  • focus on the self
  • congruence
  • the role of conditions of worth
  • the influence on counselling psychology