The approach is directed towards the attainment of objectives identified during therapy, that can lead to positive change for the client. Solution Focused Brief Therapy ( SFBT ) is a therapeutic method that empowers clients to construct positive change in their lives in a short-term period. SFBT holds two essential assumptions when it comes to creating change: 1) to facilitate the process where the client defines the outcome of therapy if it is to be effective, in other words, what will the preferred outcome be and 2) the therapist creates awareness about the strengths and resources and how it can be applied to create change ( Ratner, George & Iveson,2012
I value personal relationships and helping everyone that I can. My personal qualities, experiences, and values relate to the Henrietta Schmoll School of Health Mission because I am an individual who knows the importance of relationships. The nature and quality of relationships are critical to the healthcare field and to the Occupational Therapy profession. From my volunteer and work experiences, I have been able to see the importance of the formation and maintenance of genuine relationships in the workplace, between coworkers and between patients and providers. I will be able to use my past experiences and my passion for connecting with others in order to build relationships with my coworkers and patients.
As a counselor in training, I feel that I am aware of my personal perspective on both subjects; however, I am mindful that as I continue to learn, train, and develop there may be additional perspectives I come in line with. There is no doubt that as a counselor, I will focus on clients as a whole and develop a relationship with them by being empathetic, caring, honest, and respectful. I have a understanding that an individual’s thought process play major roles in the development of human nature, behaviors, and perceptions of certain situaton. As a counselor I wish to assist client into thinking more positively no matter what comes their way, and use technqiues that will help clients develop intrinsic motivation to want to change and
However, it is where they differ that makes each field have its purpose. In any given major injury occupational and physical therapists must work together to help the patient live a close to normal life. These divisions of rehabilitation are not only significant for the patient they are also key to the success of each other. As occupational and physical therapists treat, instruct, and reach their final goal they branch out from each other. This enables them to meet back at the common interest of empowering their patients.
Mrs. Guy is known for a warm, relaxed, and comfortable approach to counseling. She is an Integrative Therapist, which means that she utilizes a variety of orientations and therapies, according to the client 's individual needs. Her purpose for helping people who are seeking wise counsel during difficult circumstances discover better living, being healthier, and striving for personal wholeness: emotionally, physically, and spiritually.
Besides of those basic assumptions, therapies of solution-focused therapy also act in accordance to all social work values, especially empowerment and individualization. According to Healy (2014), solution-focused therapy adopts a hopeful and optimistic attitude towards client. Since it emphasize on client’s strength, resources and ability, solution-focused therapy avoids considering clients as incompetent for achieving improvement. As it mentioned above, this therapy does not see clients as a pathological person, this can help client gain greater control over their lives, and for client, this will also help them to see themselves from a new angle. By adopting strength perspective, the value of empowerment is achieved.
SFT or SFBT, as it is respectively called, has become one of the leading approaches in treating clients across a vast slate of institutions ranging from education to criminal justice. It is this form of therapy that allows the goals to become clear for the client and clarity is intentionally focused towards the desired outcome for the quality of life to become better in every aspect. The flexibility of this particular range of therapy ascribes to the fact of client input that yields the space for them to express even at a minimal state ways in which they desire to change their life for the better. It takes into account the most basic level of initiative put forward to engage them in an active process that yields a significant impact towards a total life change. This method of therapy takes into account the nature of dialogue via conversation that goes into developing the client’s perspective towards obtaining the desired results that they seek to
Occupational Therapists (O.T.s) need to have a respect and understanding for their patients’ struggles and pace. I feel these traits are well suited for me in this career because I have been developing these skills and characteristics since I first started
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
Rational emotive behaviour therapists use a lot of different ways such as cognitive, images, emotive, and behavioural to help the client to obtain a rational way to live. Therapists are encouraged to be flexible and creative in their use of methods, making sure to tailor the techniques to the unique needs of the client (Dryden, 2007). Rational emotive behaviour therapists use a persuasive cognitive method in the therapy process. The therapist shows the client what they tell themselves in a quick and direct way. They can teach their clients how to deal with the things they are always telling themselves so that they can be able to stop believing them, and they help them to acquire a philosophy that is based on reality.