The Mediated Learning Experience Contribution to the Therapeutic Process

Authors

  • Louis Falik San Francisco State University; The Feuerstein Institute, Jerusalem

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.7346/-feis-XX-02-22_06

Keywords:

Mediated Learning Experience, Social cognition, Cognitive functions, micro-skills, therapeutic process

Abstract

This paper proposes the application of mediated learning experience (MLE) as a foundation of the therapeutic process. It brings Feuerstein’s theory of structural cognitive modifiability (SCM) and its application MLE into an integrative model of social cognition that links MLE to the developmental and outcome objectives of a therapeutic interaction. The role of cognitive functions is described, and process concepts are linked to the model, including the nature responses (content and process), the quality of responding (implicit vs. explicit), and a parallel process of development. The application of MLE is linked the developmental phases of a therapeutic relationship.

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Published

2022-10-30