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.
The first one is the fact that people cannot be think as separate from their relationships. Since relationships are one of the core factors in our life, it would be inevitable to be effected by them in different ways. The way we chose to deal with these relationships may be maladaptive and we need to learn a better way of dealing. PIT enables the therapist and patient to work on the present feelings and thoughts, which may arise in current therapeutic relationship. Even if these feelings and thoughts appears in the therapy sessions, they are also patterns of thinking and feeling in real life settings.
It is engaging completely, paying attention to change of thoughts, emotions, and body language. Then I learned the importance as a counselor to mirror back the same tone and body language because it can greatly impact the counseling relationship. I should also restate what I heard to let the client know I was listening and understand. I learned that these things help show empathy to the
Intake Interview Reflection Question 1 One of the important skills that a counselor must have is communication skills and the ability to understand one’s perspective. To gain respect from the client there must be a line of respect. Confidentiality sets principles that help guide both the counselor and client towards the right direction. As shown in the video, Kerry, the Counselor, tells her client that all of the information that they will talk about is kept in a safe place. Kerry makes it clear that the session is recorded to help improve her counseling abilities and to help provide the client with as much help as possible.
With our thoughts we make the world that is our worldview (Byrom, 1976/1993, p. 1). But in counselling our worldview is define by how we think about everyday matters, cause of behaviour that trigger emotional distress and problems. (Meleod, 2007) state that to be a “good” counsellor we must know our self-awareness, belief values and what our personal feeling and thoughts are, and how it can help us engage with clients in the counselling practice. While Egan state that it important for counsellor to believe in the counselling process and formed a good therapeutic relationship that allow clients to trust them and feel accepted without being judge regardless of their problem or cultures. (Egan.
This condition helps people get the most out of their counselling session and in turn this helps them reach their full potential as they feel valued as the counsellor accepts them for who they are. Congruence is also known as genuineness and according to Rogers “it is the most important attribute in counselling due to the way that it underpins the experiencing of unconditional positive regard and empathy”. Seligman (2006) states that if a counsellor’s body language does not reflect what they are saying, clients will pick up on this and it will reflective on the counsellor client relationship as trust could be lost. Congruence means the counsellor needs to be real and
The counselor should be empathetic, see things from the patient’s viewpoint as well, and not be sympathetic i.e. feeling sorry for the client. There are three main approaches used by professional counselors who specialize in psychodynamic, humanistic and behavior counseling. Psychodynamic Approach to Counseling. This is based on the premise that true knowledge of people and their problems is possible through an understanding particular of areas of the human mind.
Non-directive interviewing is widely used in two theory practices. Those theories are person-centered theory developed by Carl Rogers and psychodynamic approaches. When a clinician decides to use non-directive approaches they need to be aware of the pitfalls and the benefits of using non-directive approaches. Both approaches feel that letting the client talk freely will help the client build healing and growth. Clinicians also need to be aware that when working with their clients, sometimes it is easier to start the session with the client when using nondirective interviewing.
This stage is critical for forming a therapeutic and trusting alliance between the therapist and the client. In the second stage, incubation, the therapist verbally asks the client to go into their sub-conscious by asking them to form mental images. It helps the client in forming an internal environment which is relaxing and which also helps the client move in a symbolic manner. The illumination stage brings the client more close to his/her own self. The client is made to observe his/her subconscious motivations and resolve them.
Coaches should examine their experiences, by looking for meaning when asking ‘why’ questions (Denison, 2007). This experience allowed me to develop and see the importance of having interpersonal skills which deals with things, such as, providing a safe environment for the client, treating the client as an equal in the coaching process, allowing them to pick their own tempo for accomplishment of desired goals, during sessions remain neutral, and use positive thought, words and action during the relationship (Mitchell, J., July 27,