As a counselor in training, I feel that I am aware of my personal perspective on both subjects; however, I am mindful that as I continue to learn, train, and develop there may be additional perspectives I come in line with. There is no doubt that as a counselor, I will focus on clients as a whole and develop a relationship with them by being empathetic, caring, honest, and respectful. I have a understanding that an individual’s thought process play major roles in the development of human nature, behaviors, and perceptions of certain situaton. As a counselor I wish to assist client into thinking more positively no matter what comes their way, and use technqiues that will help clients develop intrinsic motivation to want to change and
She finds the Gestalt theory of Psychotherapy to be effective and uses the theory as part of her coaching methods as it helps individuals understand the present moment. Her style is conversational and interactive. She strives to give life coaching tools that are designed to give individuals the ability to discover a new path in life. Visioning, emotional freedom technique, assertiveness training, and progressive relaxation are some of the techniques she may use as part of her holistic method to lead her clients to overall wellness and to achieve balance in their life.
I value personal relationships and helping everyone that I can. My personal qualities, experiences, and values relate to the Henrietta Schmoll School of Health Mission because I am an individual who knows the importance of relationships. The nature and quality of relationships are critical to the healthcare field and to the Occupational Therapy profession. From my volunteer and work experiences, I have been able to see the importance of the formation and maintenance of genuine relationships in the workplace, between coworkers and between patients and providers. I will be able to use my past experiences and my passion for connecting with others in order to build relationships with my coworkers and patients.
The intern resides at the Opportunity House in Portsmouth Virginia. The Opportunity House is a psycho social facility that help members of the Portsmouth community to better assist them in their daily lives. The agency is under the Portsmouth Department of behavioral healthcare services (DBHS). The mission of the Portsmouth Department of Behavioral Healthcare Services is to promote independence, recovery, and positive outcomes for those we serve, through excellence in the delivery of integrated Mental Health, Intellectual Disability and Substance Abuse, and Co-Occurring services. We accomplish this by Accurately assessing and meeting the needs of the whole person, Providing seamless, integrated services that are accessible and fairly priced Recognizing and effectively utilizing the talent, passion, and commitment of our professional and support staff, Effectively communicating with our stakeholders, and promoting full
A strong bonding is necessary to succeed in counselling people who are struggling with their lives in forming relationships. Building a therapeutic rapport is an important part of a successful relationship between a client and a therapist to make the client comfortable and relaxed. The professions where interacting with the community is the main job, having the skill to build therapeutic relationships is important. The uniqueness of this relationship can have either positive or negative effects based on the way the therapist tried to build a relationship with their client. Positive relationships can be valuable to clients who are struggling to form relationships due to a trauma that has a major impact on their lives.
Quality of life is the focus for both of these categories of therapy and their difference in approach is what gives them
In order to enhance the quality and effectiveness of the counselling process, the counsellor must employ a number of individual counselling skills. The effective use of these counselling skills enables the development a working therapeutic alliance therefore empowers clients to their perspectives regarding problem situations in their lives and create positive therapeutic outcomes (Egan, 2007). After watching and analysing my recorded counselling demonstration, I was able to identify the counselling skills that were used effectively, the skills that require improvement and the skills that were not demonstrated. Accordingly, this essay examines my ability to demonstrate basic counselling skills and the contribution of these skills to the formation
Berrios and Lucca (2006) indicated, in their study that quantitative research is not new in the field of counseling. It has been demonstrated in counseling setting is has help counselor with various treatment and provides treatment with a positive outcome. Therefore, the relationship has increased as there a numerous researched done in counseling that has helped with the client treatment. Some cases the counselor must support their counseling session with an evidence-based practice to show that counseling made an impacted in the client’s life. According to Lecture 1 Evidence- based practice is a clinical modality that can be used for therapy to prove with research that counseling is effective by providing measures and outcomes.
According to Miller & Rollnick (2013) MI is a counselling style in which is goal –oriented where the counsellor collaborates with a client to communicate using the language of change. Through MI a client’s personal motivation is strengthened and makes the client committed to a specific goal. It elicits and explores the client’s reason to change within an atmosphere of competence and compassion. Strengthening the client’s motivation for change is the primary purpose of this practice model. Rollnick & Allison (20 argues that MI is done ‘for’ and ‘with’ a person.
Counselors can talk about counseling as change or growth. Or they can talk about counseling as a on going process or product. The process can be used to enhance the lives of people who are seeking to change their relationships, to develop self-understanding, to learn how to anticipate and meet life’s challenges or offers a way to gain a new perspective on one’s behavior, emotions and relationships .If counselors go very deeply into an examination of these alternatives, it also becomes apparent that they are beginning to talk about philosophical, cultural, and spiritual issues as well as psychological or interpersonal concerns. How counselors view these issues and concerns will determine what they practice in counseling.
What advantages will you experience by graduating from a CACREP-approved program? The basic requirements for employment as a Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Licensed Professional Mental Heath Counselor (LPMHC) for education is to hold a master’s degree in mental heath counseling from a program accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) (Affairs, 2010). Personas who have mentored me in obtaining the skills to have the motivation to succeed have been afforded to me from service to the military. Having shared stress, and uniting with persons with the same goals, exposes the core of the human spirt.
The Ripon Youth conference was a great experience. I was able to learn about new perspectives from Media and Crime, Unhealthy Relationships and, Human Trafficking. To begin in Media and Crime was my first section. In that section I learn about Fisher's Narrative Theory. The first theory is Fidelity and that is how true dose a story sound to you.
When long-term sobriety is a challenge, for support and guidance, many people turn to 12-step programs by Alcoholics Anonymous and other organizations. Although there are numerous reasons to embrace the principles for 12-step recovery in St. George and throughout the world, there are still many lingering rumors and misunderstandings that surround this effective program. The original 12-step program was established in the 1930's by a physician wanting to recover from alcoholism. Even though this distinguished program has a long history of helping millions of people with the battle against addiction, many people still struggle with the guiding principles, especially in the early days of their participation.
The tone of the group leader was calming and encouraging; his voice felt reassuring and affirming that ultimately empowering by simply sharing his stories. The open format felt genuine in nature and the group appeared cohesive. Reoccurring themes for most speakers were difficulties in identifying their feelings, perceive themselves as completely unselfish and dedicated to the well-being of others. Listening to others sharing their struggles, I began to access my life and codependent tendency that I may exhibit.