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Unformatted text preview: Relationship between Counselor and Client The relationship can have a big effect on the process of behavior change Can increase the chances that the client will be receptive to therapy Techniques seem to be more important than the relationship, but the relationship doesn’t hurt Typical Techniques Associated with the Theory The client keeps a record of the frequency and intensity of occurrences This becomes the tool in devising a therapeutic plan Positive reinforcement adds something important to the individual as a consequence of a certain behavior Punishment is used to decrease undesired behaviors Application of the Approach Very effective for people trying to beat addictions Requires a client to be dedicated and motivated Research Behavioral concepts and procedures are stated explicitly, tested empirically, and revised continually...
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2008 for the course PSYC 0322 taught by Professor Burwell during the Spring '08 term at Westfield State.
- Spring '08