نوع مقاله : مقاله پژوهشی
عنوان مقاله [English]
Any psychotherapist, inevitably, follows a particular theory of psychotherapy in their work. Each counselor and therapist must resort to a point of view. The uses of scientific theories in psychotherapy accelerate behavior change process and amelioration of individual’s problem, and prevent potencies’ dissipation. Usually, theories of psychotherapy present their therapeutic purposes in a way that demonstrates their similarities and uniqueness compare to other theories. Psychotherapist, in addition to possessing knowledge about theories regarding personality structure and behavior modification techniques, need to determine her assumptions about human nature, behavior pathology, and approach towards maladaptive behaviors modification. This awareness creates a distinct and defined system that facilitates working with the clients in a more integrated context. The scientific basis for the use of quadrilateral psychotherapy is based on studies and experiences that attempted to develop more effective and efficient psychotherapy techniques within a scientific framework. Various theories proposed in the field of psychotherapy are based on their different approach and belief in regards to human nature, personality, and the concept of anxiety and mental illness. Since different theories represent their principles and techniques based on these basic concepts in psychotherapy process and methods, this article attempts to introduce therapeutic purposes of four dimensional psychotherapy as an integrated approach.