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
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).
Each of those are really important for the physical therapy life. Compassion is what is mostly needed when the therapist is assisting a patient. Detail oriented is when physical therapists should have strong analytic and observational skills to diagnose a patient's problem, evaluate treatments, and provide safe, effective care. Dexterity is when therapists use their hands to provide manual therapy and therapeutic exercises. Interpersonal skills is when therapists must be able to explain treatment programs, motivate patients, and listen to patients' concerns to provide effective therapy.
As occupational therapy assistants one plays an intricate part in treating and caring for the client. In order to ensure that the client is treated properly and that they are progressing towards meeting their final outcome a treatment plan must be created. It is important that throughout treatment the occupational therapist (OT) and occupational therapy assistant (OTA) use independent professional judgement in order to ensure clients best interest are being met. The treatment plan consist of a three step intervention process: intervention plan, intervention implementation, and intervention review.
Counselling Techniques The counselling process for the Xtina approach uses the Carkhuff’s model of counselling which was presented by Fuster (2005). The preparatory stage: This initial stage is adopting the approach introduced by Carl Rogers in the Person Centered Approach.
This SAIOP group session was used to discuss how to use effective communication. The session was used to aid patients in developing and using effective communication skills. Patient was presented with a system to assist them with developing useful ways to communicate with others. The session was used to aid patients with practicing their communication skills. The value of the patient, recognizing their feelings and how to regulate their feelings effectively was discussed in the session.
A strong bonding is necessary to succeed in counselling people who are struggling with their lives in forming relationships. Building a therapeutic rapport is an important part of a successful relationship between a client and a therapist to make the client comfortable and relaxed. The professions where interacting with the community is the main job, having the skill to build therapeutic relationships is important. The uniqueness of this relationship can have either positive or negative effects based on the way the therapist tried to build a relationship with their client. Positive relationships can be valuable to clients who are struggling to form relationships due to a trauma that has a major impact on their lives.
A clinical instructor is an individual that is competent and knowledgeable about the legal and ethical behaviors required by the APTA (APTA, 2012). A clinical instructor is someone who is able to effectively teach, communicate, instruct, evaluation and enhance a students’ clinical performance. CI’s are required to behavior in a professional manner and set examples of how one should conduct his or herself as future members of the physical therapy profession. CI’s and other physical therapist are meant to be role models and teach students good habits as they practice the skills taught didactically and perform them with confidence and competence when providing patient care. With that being said, not all CI’s practice using the clinical guidelines
Therapist are encouraged to share their reactions with genuine concern and empathy with their clients. 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