Rationale of MET: Objective: The objective of the Motivational Enhancement Therapy is to modify the harmful use of drugs. Goal: Each client needs to set their own goal rather than getting imposed by an absolute goal through MET. Mechanism of MET: MET is based on cognitive and social psychology principles. The therapist needs to develop an inconsistency in the client’s perceptions between their at present status and their planned goals. Here, the commitment and desire to get change should come from client within self.
This is why the first step to a successful counseling session is establishing a theraputic realtionship with clients. Both the counselor and client can have desired and expected results of counseling. A counselor may want several results for him/herself as well as for the client. An example of this would be a counselor wanting to achieve using a technique appropriately and seeing the client improve from it. However, a counselor’s personal desire may negatively efffect counseling if done unethically and inappropriately.
TMA 01 It is extremely difficult to isolate one's values and sense of self in counselling as it is a part of human nature, however, sterile counseling may occur if the counsellor lacks ample understanding in his role in the relationship and merely become technical experts for the client. Psychoanalytic therapy and Person Centered Therapy are two therapies that promote the self awareness of the client which results in empowering the client to improve their lives. For both therapies, the approach and method to desired outcome are distinctive as each of them are heavily influenced by different sets of values and perceptions. Psychoanalytic theory is founded by Freud who views human nature as deterministic, as he believes our behavior
Therapeutic relationship is the relationship between a therapist and a client, where they engage and interact with each other, hoping for beneficial change in the client. This relationship mainly focuses on the client’s needs and goals towards the change. Therapeutic relationship began from psychoanalytic theories, which theorised the relationship into three components – transference, working alliance and the real relationship (Greenson, 1967). Transference is the transfer of positive and friendly feelings to the client. Working alliance is the agreement between the therapist and the client, in terms of tasks, goals and bond (Bordin, 1979).
This helps to reveal the person 's overall lifestyle pattern, including factors that might initially be thought of as insignificant or irrelevant by the person in therapy. 2. Insight: The person in therapy is helped to develop new ways of thinking about his or her situation. 3. Reorientation: The therapist encourages the individual to engage in satisfying and effective actions that reinforce this new insight, or which facilitate further insight (good therapy,
The power of education is a main theme within A Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass. Douglass 's experiences lead him to recognize its great power and to believe that education is a key in our life. It has the power to open all doors while providing us with several opportunities. Education makes the difference; it expands the human mind since the more we know the more enlightened we are. It makes us free and it avoid us to be enslaved, too.
An Emotionally Focused Couples Therapist will work with couples to explore softer, rawer emotions underneath the escalating patterns of hostility. Creating new cycles of bonding interactions occur and replace negative cycles such as pursue-withdraw or criticize-defend. These positive cycles then become self-reinforcing and create permanent change. In a safe environment with the therapist, couples can express their more vulnerable sides with each other, and learn about themselves and each other in ways that are completely new, reassuring and more connected. Then the relationship becomes a safe haven and a healing environment for both partners.
It means thinking about how you could have done something differently, what you did well, what you could have done better, how could you improve what you did. It also means reflecting on your own values, beliefs and experiences which shape your thoughts and ideas. I am responsible for providing an equal , non-discriminatory and inclusive service to all individuals no matter what a person’s personal beliefs and values may be. Reflective practice is exploring why and how you practice, thinking back over a situation or activity and then developing a different approach to gain insight into a new way of learning. I believe that reflective practice is a very important tool the adult social care setting as I have found that I am faced with new challenges and obstacles in the clients home each day.
Understanding our clients, or being emphatic, . . . means that the therapist senses accurately the feelings and personal meanings that the client is experiencing and communicates this acceptant understanding to the client. When functioning best, the therapist is so much inside the private world of the other that he or she can clarify not only the meanings of which the client is aware but even those just below the level of awareness.
Rational emotive behaviour therapists aim to teach their clients how to separate the evaluation of their behaviours from the evaluation of themselves and to accept themselves despite their imperfections. Rational emotive behaviour therapists goal is to assist clients in the process of achieving unconditional self-acceptance and unconditional other acceptance, and to see how these are interrelated (to accept yourself and to accept others), (Corey, 2014). One of the many rational emotive behaviour therapy goals is to also teach the clients how to change their dysfunctional emotions and behaviours into healthy and good emotions and