Emotion in the Change Process
Acknowledging previously unacknowledged emotion provides information that enhances orientation and problem solving.
Evoking emotion to motivate action. Thus anger organizes us for fight, fear, or flight.
Emotional restructuring. This involves accessing and changing affective-cognitive schematic structures that are involved in the construction of the emotional meaning in our lives.
Evoking emotion in order to access state-dependent core beliefs or “hot cognitions.”
The modification of expressive-motor and physiological aspects of maladaptive emotional responses as in phobias.
KeywordsChange Process Emotional Expression Emotional Experience Action Tendency Motivational Property
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