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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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- Fall '07