Psychodynamic Therapy: A Case Study

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Psychotherapy theories provide a framework for therapists and counselors to interpret a client’s behavior, thoughts, and feelings and help them navigate a client’s journey from diagnosis to post-treatment. Theoretical approaches are an understandably integral part of the therapeutic process. As an upcoming vocational rehabilitation counselor I found myself pondering with so many different methods out there, how do you know which counseling approach works best for each client. Actually I found myself using a holistic approach various elements of different theories. In becoming a vocational rehabilitation counselor, I would like to be skilled in using the techniques and psychotherapy tools best suited for each particular client. I really like…show more content…
(Corey & California State University, 2013). In most of my sessions as an upcoming vocational rehabilitation counselor you will find me using CBT because it has a specific agenda. It is a directive approach in the sense that we show we model positive behavior to our clients which can help them obtain their goal. It is a process were we as therapist we teach our clients how work through negative situations and turn them into a positive experience for our clients. All of us find ourselves upset about things when, in fact the situation isn’t like we think it is and being aware of this issue would help us not waste our time upsetting ourselves. CBT is generally short-term and focused on helping clients deal with very specific problems. During the course of counseling individuals learn how to identify and change destructive or disturbing thought patterns that have a negative influence on behavior. Cognitive behavior therapy is generally short-term and focused on helping clients deal with a very specific problem. During the course of treatment, people learn how to identify and change destructive or disturbing thought patterns that have a negative influence on behavior and can affect vocational rehabilitation process. I desire to help all my clients succeed in all their vocational goals as a rehabilitation counselor and I want them to feel good about themselves with a positive outcome. A theoretical model like this can help and guide interventions, resulting in a sophisticated and integrated approach to counseling in assisting all of my clients with their personal issues and struggles that they maybe coping with in life (Corey & California State University,
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