Running Head: THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK 1 Counseling Theoretical Framework and Application 1 Kaye-Loni Shields Capella University Coun5239 October 25, 2017
THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK 2 Counseling Theoretical Framework and Application Existential Theory The existential theory is the fundamental beliefs which human beings experience causing internal and external conflict in their interactions with others. These disputes are believed to be caused by a particular human existence. The existential theory recognizes specific primary factors such freedom of association, responsibility, death, isolation, and meaninglessness. A person suffering from this condition has a particular anxiety, which reduces a person's psychological, spiritual and social awareness (Boszormenyi-Nagy & Framo, 2013). The infection has long-term consequences to the person’s way of life. The above existential theory can be seen from The Case Study of Margarita , who was suffering from hunger and appeared to be not in love with her husband. Theoretical Analysis The theory relates to how human beings behave, express feeling, socialize and communicate with one another in the society. The fundamental background of the argument is perceived to be from the creation theory (Boszormenyi-Nagy & Framo, 2013). The existential philosophy makes individuals to believe that everything was created with a purpose and with a set of rules and commands in their operations. Concerning this set of regulations and controls, it is, therefore, evidence that there is the possibility of different expressions from people (Boszormenyi-Nagy, & Framo, 2013). For instance, there are questions which people continue to ask in life such as, who created the universe? The answer lies in the belief which every person restores in the existential theory. The theory aligns with other philosophies based on the principles of human behaviors experienced. Mostly, individuals experience factors related to psychological reactions in their daily life experience, which in a way interferes with their feelings and understandings. The resent research findings speculated that psychotherapy is the best cure for human existential
THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK 3 behaviors (Fall, Holden, & Marquis, 2017). A person with such a challenge is advised to seek the services of a therapist to help him regain his life. The counselors will offer the victims with lessons and the necessary treatments to help them recover their feelings and mind. Alignment with my Own Philosophy Concerning my philosophy, values and views of therapy process for the psychological victims have helped in restoring and upholding dignity to humanity in general. The process has saved lives of millions of the patients in many hospitals and within society. Speaking of saving lives, the rate of suicide missions have dropped tremendously after the adoption of the existential techniques (Fall, Holden, & Marquis, 2017). Therapy has also helped in solving marital issues in many families in the world today. Husbands and wives can live together in harmony in their families as a result of therapy exercises. Therapy has restored respect and
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