Individual and Social Change

The early 60s witnessed a transformative change in the field of psychotherapy from the psychodynamic quasi-disease model to theories founded on psychosocial enablement models. In Social Cognitive Theory guided mastery experiences serve as the principle vehicle of personal and social change. People confront their troublesome realities and are enabled to manage them in ways that improve the quality of their lives. Social problems require social remedies. These approaches also alter detrimental practices of social systems rather that just treat the human casualties of such systems.

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