Psychotherapy and Artificial Intelligence: A Reassessment Proposal

  • Andreea Cristina Ciobotaru Danubius University of Galati
Keywords: short-term psychotherapy; degree of self-differentiation; systemic-linking method; cognitive interactive pattern; Artificial intelligence


Short-term psychotherapy helps patients become aware and change their behavior when faced with an immediate emotional conflict and implement a process of transformation through listening, observation, awareness and interventions. Therapeutic work uses tools and techniques to trigger a process of change, emphasizing cognitive and affective understanding. This article presents an approach that combines Psychology and Artificial Intelligence in order to improve psychotherapy with computer-implemented tools. This approach highlights the intersection between these two areas of knowledge and shows how machine intelligence can help characterize affective areas, build genograms, determine self-differentiation, investigate patterns of cognitive interaction, and achieve self-awareness and redefinition. The conceptual proposal was implemented by a web application and a sample of computer-assisted analysis is presented.

Author Biography

Andreea Cristina Ciobotaru, Danubius University of Galati

Student, Faculty of Communication and International Relations, Specialization Psychology


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