Challenges In Counselling

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The impact of rapid challenges in the ever changing modernized, versatile society on humans, as an individual is very complex. Happiness, greatly, depends not only in one aspect but is intertwined with personal and interpersonal activities throughout their life span, which is greatly influenced by combined forces of socio economic aspects. The complex changes place a person through varied situations bringing about tremendous disruptions to daily activities. Career counselling though initially started with aiding in attaining the right direction, taking into consideration the eligibility of a person, their age, values, aptitude, interest, achievements, cultural background etc. This later evolved to help clients in providing…show more content…
This does not happen in counseling, the criteria here is the human mind, their senses, emotions and reactions, which can be inconsistent. Reliability and validity are very important in assessing the human nature, though you cannot have hundred percent accuracy but the test and strategies used to derive it should be valid. A counselor’s primary duty is to make the client feel he is special and unique. The client approaches the counselor with a hope of being a better person, the essence of counselling is to be involved with the client without being entangled beyond the client counselor relationship. The role of a counselor is to make the client feel special by being the mirror in which they can look into their conscious and find their true self-worth without damaging the image of themselves in their mind and aiding them to overcome the obstacles they are facing in leading a fully functional life. To do this, the counselor needs to call upon client respect not only in action but in words and expressions as well. Empathy must be an integral part of the process while getting to know the client and how the client perceives the factual…show more content…
The keen observation by a proficient counselor is done by taking into account the body language, the mental status, the personal presentation and the verbal and non-verbal communication in order to understand the client’s perception of the world. This is often noticed by their discomfort or anxiety, psychological or physical, and this aides the counselors in assessing the present situation of said client. In short, the keen observation of the methods of presenting the problems head to a huge database to be decoded and further studied so as to set goals for future
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