Structural therapists want to unsettle the system from its normal routine, as well as break down the certainty that a family has as to what or who they believe the problem is. Also like experientialists, these therapists are the directors in the session and facilitate how the session will go. When it comes to assessment in therapy sessions, the two theories are quite similar. Experiential family therapists want to assess and look at how individuals express themselves and how the family interacts with one another and whether or not that interaction is degrading or beneficial. They also want to observe and bring out the emotional parts of people that are normally covered up.
Therapist model authentic behaviors themselves which encourages their clients to grow. Schneider mentions the importance that therapeutic presence when assisting clients to reconnect to their pain and make them aware of the opportunity to transform their pain. Existential therapy and PTSD should include 3
Person centered therapy is founded on two basic hypotheses: each person has the capacity to understand the circumstances that causes unhappiness and to reorganize his/her life accordingly. The therapist should be genuine, in touch with what he/she is experiencing and communicate these feelings to the client when they are appropriate to the encounter. The goal of person centered therapy is to help the client become more fully functioning person. On the other hand, the specific goals are client self directed and designed partly to eliminate clients’ unhealthy need to please others. The goals of person-centered therapy can be conceptualized as a two step process, first moving away from the self that one is not, and then moving toward one’s true
The American Psychological Association (2010) ethics code defines a multiple relationship as “one in which a practitioner is in a professional role with a person in addition to another role with that same individual.” In the present paper, the role boundaries play in therapeutic relationships is explored, as well as boundary crossing and violations. Boundary crossings can enrich therapy, serve the treatment plan, and strengthen the therapist-client working relationship. They can also undermine the therapy, severe the therapist-patient alliance, and cause immediate or long-term harm to the client (Pope & Keith-Spiegel, 2008). It is reasoned that when clinicians engage in multiple relationships with their clients, ethical dilemmas may arise,
However, these similarities are also accompanied by a significant amount of differences between the two therapeutic approaches. Between the two approaches, therapists have different roles in handle difficult feelings. Success existential therapy depends on the therapist’s method; the therapist and the client are engaged in a common project where they are working together and they need to establish a good relationship. Therapist does not have a specific structure framework, existential therapy is generally technique free; however, the therapist’s aim is to guide the client to find the direction in its life (2010, audio, excerpt 10). In mindfulness therapy the therapist is a guide, the therapist’s aim is to improve the strategy to help sufferers to deal with all sorts of conditions and to learn and to live with, and accept their psychological and physical limitations.
A full holistic approach is required. It is an important aspect in any care being provided that the patient and families are educated in chronic pain. The responsibility if health care professionals to educate their peers and advocate the appropriate pain management in children. When conducting any treatment plan it is essential for the therapist to be patient-centred and include the patient in all the decision making of their treatment. It is important to investigate the patient’s understanding of the condition.
This always bring members release emotional because they get insight into their own difficulties through the open sharing. Group members encouraged to share the role taken from their own personal life experience for those who are held a role during the psychodrama. The function for director in sharing phase of psychodrama is to start and bring a discussion from the participants. The feedback is maximized as the participants active involved in discussion. The director must strengthen the sharing which will to give rise to emotional, self-disclosure and support involvement on the part of members.
MOHO also emphasizes the physical and social environments. Through MOHO-based assessments and philosophies, occupational therapists are able to gather information about the clients regarding responsibilities, behaviors, and customs, which, help to facilitate re-engagement in meaningful occupations. Then, distinguish and obtain of these adaptive skills by the patient permits optimal functioning. In the case study, Kara’s volition, habituation, performance skills, and environment was discussed. As far as Kara’s volition, she values going back to school after being discharged from the hospital.
The therapeutic alliance is partnerships where both therapist and client are agree on shared goals and work together on tasks which conceivably will produce a positive result. This alliance is built on acceptance, empathy and trust. Other than completing education and professional training, personal characteristics also serve as an essential part to work with client. I believe that some of my personal characteristics are assisting me while some other parts of my personal characteristics also obstruct my ability to work effectively with client in a therapeutic relationship. Self-Awareness - I am aware of my own weaknesses and values so that I will not react defensively to what a client had disclosed to me.
They then show patients how to apply the things they have learned to treating their disorder. These therapists help clients find other activities to help them deflect themselves from the things that make them feel distressed. Behavior therapists will normally work with clients who suffer from anxiety disorders, mood disorders, anger management issues, depression, and a variety of addictions and phobias. Various skills are needed in order to do this job. For example, interpersonal skills, leadership and discretion skills, business skills, communication skills, and organization skills are some important skills that every counselor should possess.