WHAT ARE THE THEORY AND TECHNIQUE OF CULTURALIST THERAPY IN MENTAL HEALTH?

PRIVATE PSYCHOTHERAPY CLINIC -SENIOR ACCREDITED PSYCHOTHERAPIST-Dr.Fawzy Masaoud-LONDON, ENGLAND

The theory of Culturalist Therapy begins with a consideration of  the origins of the human being — with a study of evolution and cultural anthropology. Anthropologist Hallowell noted that what   anthropologists call “culture” is not instinctual but learned. It includes the transmission of  learnedbehavior through the symbolic means of  language. A system of  social interaction was necessary for human  evolution. This development could not have taken place  without the  evolution of the human brain; with advancing cortical  development  came the ability to use words as symbols for percepts and concepts that are passed on from generation to generation. This ever accelerating ability to transmit knowledge produced a psychosocial evolution that was thousands of times faster than anything  that could  have   occurred through ordinary biological  evolution.

This would indicate that social existence is not only created by man but also continually creates and develops man.This concept is the key to…

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