Psychodynamic Approach

The psychodynamic approach is often associated with Sigmund Freud, who theorised that our mental activity is mostly unconscious, and that this unconscious activity shapes our behaviour. He explained that traumatic childhood experiences can lead to psychological disorders, and developed ‘talking cures’ (psychoanalysis, more generally termed psychotherapy) to help release problematic repressed memories and relieve symptoms.

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