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Discuss the benefits of practicing from a well-defined theoretical approach and the pitfalls of not doing so. Discuss what influences the development of a theoretical approach and the process of how it will develop for a beginning counselor. The benefits of practicing from a well-defined theoretical approach allow beginning counselors as well as experienced counselors to draw their insights from theories and approaches that have long been upheld and respected throughout the psychological community. It gives counselors somewhere to base their initial interventions, treatments, or diagnosis’ off of especially when they are first starting to practice. Theories of personality, for example, allow counselors to understand individual differences, motivations, and emotions. It will also help when referring to other professionals, seeking advice in supervision, or collaborating with other professionals during treatment by making the transition
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  • Summer '17
  • Thomas Sherman

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