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.
As A professional counselor the approaches are client center and is used in humanistic therapy. The founder Roger used it to motivate clients in the therapeutic process. Roger used three qualities that a good counselor should consider for clients in sessions. First unconditional positive regard is to meet the client where they are. Second genuineness is to share open honest communication and be vulnerable to the client, so the client can do the same.
Once the therapeutic relationship is established in emotionally focused therapy the therapist can move on to the second task of assessing the relationships specifically focusing on patterns and cycles of behavior in the relationships (Greenberg & Johnson, 1988, p.72). The first part of the assessment process is to discuss what each partner thinks the problem is and what the goals are for therapy (Greenberg & Johnson, 1988, p.72). The therapist wants to understand each person’s role in the relationship and the reactions to different behaviors. These experiences are validated whenever possible through the therapist creating a safe environment (Greenberg & Johnson, 1988, p.72). It is important to validate what the clients are saying without making the other partner feel that they are not
The PIT provides exploratory rationale to the patient. The therapist attempts to bestow a rationale for the patient, which affirms the significance of relating emotional or somatic symptoms to interpersonal conflicts or problems. By the end of initial sessions, the link between the interpersonal difficulties and emotional problems and distress should be constructed. To be able to do this is important because it is one of the principal points for patient to remain in therapy (Guthrie,
Narrative therapy is used by many therapists as a basis for various interventions such with individuals, families and communities. Narrative therapy is viewed as a collaborative form of therapy which works to identify the competencies, skills and expertise that a client shares in their personal narrative. Clients are considered separate entities from their problems. The strategy is to lower resistance and defenses and allows clients to address these issues in a more productive and creative manner. Externalizing the problems helps set a positive therapy discourse moving negative communication to more accepting, non-judgmental, and meaningful exchanges.
In order to accomplish group competency, I will need to continue psychoeducation in counseling, attend conferences, and experience group counseling first hand. Keeping my education current and relevant will guide me to new understandings and the competency needed to be a therapeutic counselor. Attending conferences will lead me to further education and new findings. The art of practicing group counseling will allow me to learn from my experiences. All of these ways to accomplish competency will strengthen my appreciation for group counseling (Killacky & Hulse-Killacky, 2004).
Furthermore, understand the subjective world of the client to come to new understanding of the client’s stands. While, therapists aim to understand their client’s subjective world, the existential approach doesn’t have specific techniques. Instead, therapists are welcomed to incorporate techniques from other approaches. Despite its unconventional style of therapy, there are 3 phases a therapist follows in order to understand the client’s subjective world. First, the therapist attempts to understand the client’s idea of life; for example, what does he/ she believes or what do they stand for, such as its values.
Physcotherapy can be described as the techniques used for treating mental health, emotional and some psychiatric disorders (Nordqvist,2009). Counselling and physcotherapy are known as the talking therapies where a therapist aims to provide a safe environment for a distressed client to talk about their problems in confidence with no judgement. In this essay I hope to discuss the humanistic approach to physoctherapy, I hope to explore this approach in dept and discover how in fact this type of therapy focuses on self development growth and responsibilities (McLeod, 2008).This therapy I feel is closest to my beliefs because it focuses on the individual reaching a level of actualisation as the therapist will focus on the client’s strengths. In
Introduction Motivational interviewing is a collaborative, person-centred form of communication which focuses on the language of change. ‘It is designed to strengthen personal motivation for and commitment to a specific goal by eliciting and exploring the person’s own reasons for change within an atmosphere of acceptance and compassion’ (Miller et al., 2013, p.29). The technique of motivational interviewing was developed by two psychologists, Bill Miller and Steve Rollnick. Motivational interviewing is therapeutic to patients as it is based on a partnership, rather than a nurse-patient relationship (Heckman et al., 2010). There are four processes of motivational interviewing; engaging, focusing, evoking and planning.
This strategy attempts to find common ground with the client through discussion and active listening (Kensit, 2000). Moreover, for the counselor to be genuine and hold unconditional positive regard for the client, they have to be nonjudgmental, sympathetic, and empathetic towards their client, no matter how their worldviews differ (Kensit, 2000). Rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT), takes on a different form using a philosophical bend to address the cognitive and behavioral issues of the client (Johnson, Nielsen, & Ridley, 2000). In the counseling sessions, the client and counselor typically focus on a set of problem and create therapeutic goals based on the client’s values (Johnson, Nielsen, & Ridley, 2000). After these problem areas have been address the counselor would then be interested in evaluating the core beliefs of the client and determine if they are causing more deep rooted problem areas (Johnson, Nielsen, & Ridley,
It is imperative for a therapist to be simply present during a client session instead of focusing on what theoretical approach to take or what interventions may work. Smiling and using verbal and nonverbal cues to let the client know that you are listening and are able to empathize with their struggles. Sometimes using humor with the appropriate client may assist with developing the therapeutic relationship. Skillfully using self disclosure in order to let the client know that you empathize with them can be
Dialectics is the practice of logical discussion. Consequently, it is a strategy that nurses can utilize to facilitate change and help the patient to progress beyond acute stabilization (Osborne & McComish, 2006). This learning goal is important in nursing because the goals of DBT focus on increasing positive behavior, increasing the ability of the client to tolerate stress, manage negative emotions and increase self respect (Osborne & McComish, 2006). A nurse can utilize DBT skills such as mindfulness, interpersonal effectiveness, emotion regulation and distress tolerance during intervention (Osborne & McComish, 2006). Conclusion The opportunity to work on this learning goal will help me to understand the effectiveness of DBT as a form of therapy for various mental illnesses.
Often, this is introduced early on, in order to initially get past the denial of any substance abuse problem. In a sense, the therapist is guiding the patient to see for himself that there is a problem — all based on discovering what motivates the individual to live life as he or she is currently. Enlightenment can only occur if an individual wants to learn (John Dewey), and MET is centered around this insight. Once initial resistance has been countered — by reflecting back the patient’s own statements about desiring better outcomes — learning can really take off. An introduction of behavioral techniques can be nicely mixed in to support the patient’s ability to better fend for himself when tempted by chemical or old, bad habitual
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.
In other words, they help you understand your thoughts, moods and behaviors. BENEFITS While hesitancy accompanies the very idea of seeking professional therapy, the truth is that strength and courage are required to face your struggles head-on. And, wisdom states that seeking help to do so is beneficial. Psychological Treatment Seeing a psychologist offers many benefits in terms of a healthier, happier life. No matter the school of thought or therapeutic technique, several positive results come from talking with a therapist.