2 Introduction to helping

2 Introduction to helping - Obstacles are lesser than the...

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Introduction to helping - 7 aspects of helping (goals, aims, questions) o support relief from emotional pain o decision making people want help with life altering decisions o Honest feedback Depends on the type of relationship which you have set up with certain people Can be rare in close relationships because of a desire for harmony o Corrective emotional experience (Re-parenting in text) o Self- efficacy reaching ones potential What are a persons strengths How can you use them to overcome adversity o Existential concerns What is the meaning of life? Why am I here? o Lasting healthy functioning - Pitfalls of helping o Too much in the caring aspect Just enough relief, but not enough to get out of the problems that they are in o Creating a dependency Clients rely too much on their helpers Effective helpers understand that they are a channel for people to get “there” o Projecting their personal or societal values onto their clients - Reasons for seeking help o People are in distress
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Unformatted text preview: Obstacles are lesser than the pain Social stigma about seeking help Time Money Effort-Important questions o Out of all possible moments in time why are you here now? Should be a sort of climax behind that Not just a random event Aspects Interpersonal (relationships) Existential life (development of faith and questioning) o Is counseling even effective Does it really help On average a treated patient is 80% more successful than an untreated populous Number of treatment models has gone from 60 to over 400 Nearly 10,000 books on therapy Not 1 type of superior therapy 40 years of data say strong belief in your theoretical model makes for a strong helper clients rating of the alliance between client and helper is the best predictor of the outcome clients subjective experience of change in the first few sessions shapes their outlook on therapy...
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