wk 4 d1 - After reviewing the therapists demonstrating person-centered responses in the assigned videos use the person-centered approach to create a

wk 4 d1 - After reviewing the therapists demonstrating...

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After reviewing the therapists demonstrating person-centered responses in the assigned videos, use the person-centered approach to create a counselor's response to each of the following statements made by a client. Concentrate on responses that demonstrate empathy, rather than asking questions or offering solutions. Discuss how the counselor's statement you created uses the theory's key concepts and how your response aligns with the theory's overall goal. From the very beginning, Carl Rogers gave special importance to the personal characteristics and attitudes of the counselor and the quality of the relationship between him/her and the client as the main determining factors of the therapy process outcome. "This belief in the client s capacity for self- healing is in contrast with many theories that view the therapist s techniques as the most powerful agents that lead to change" (Corey, 2013, p 174). Within Person Centered Therapy, this approach looks at the client's way of viewing things and need the therapist to be completely present with the client so that it is possible to understand the client's subjective world; also, it puts special importance to the client's capacity for self-awareness as well as self-healing. According to Corey, (2013), "the therapist aims to provide the
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