COUN5239 Unit 5 DB 1 - COUN5239 Unit 5 DB Reality Theory(and Choice Counseling A brief introduction to the client scenario Timothy(client is White and

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COUN5239 Unit 5 DBReality Theory (and Choice) CounselingA brief introduction to the client scenario.Timothy (client) is White and has been divorced for two years. He was married for 18 years with one adult child (20 years of age). He was with his ex-wife for three years before marriage. He reports feelings of depression, loneliness, and has been struggling in moving on with his life as itrelates to dating. The Reality theory is ideal for Timothy. This approach will serve as a cycle that will establish thecounseling environment (establishing a rapport and trust) and apply specific techniques that will guide change in the behavior; related to his transition and his unrealistic expectations in pursuingan intimacy relationship (Corey, 2013, p. 342; Capella, 2016). The emphasis with bee on the wants, needs, and perception of the client (of his need to feel loved and belonging; he wants to enjoy life; however, the characteristics observed are the complaints about being hurt and fear of being alone is devastating. The choice theory will reveal the level of power within self: Relationship problems and a way to create greater relations with others on different levels is important (Corey, 2013). Timothy grew up in a small town with both parents. His belief is conformed around the fact that his parents were married until the day of their death. He stressed that his father once said that “marriage is forever”. He believed the statement to be true. Timothy reported that he felt like a failure. This may have contributed to his feelings of depressiontoo.The Reality theory is appropriate for this client in session because of counselor’s ability to help
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