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Practicum Experience Journal Week 8Student Name: Natalie PooleE-mail Address: [email protected]Practicum Placement Agency's Name:New Oakland Family Mental Health ServicesPreceptor’s Name: Dr. Larissa Barclay, PMHNP-BC, DNPPreceptor’s Telephone: 313-286-6473Preceptor’s E-mail Address:[email protected]© 2014 Laureate Education, Inc.Page 1 of 8
Practicum Experience Journal Week 8Time LogWeekDatesTimesTotalHours forThisTimeFrameActivities/CommentsLearning Objective(s) Addressed87/198A-6:30P10Psychotherapy/IntakeDSM-V diagnosing, AXISunderstanding, therapeutictechniques and variouspsychotherapy theories. Intakeand rapport-building continued.Total Hours Completed: 10 hours© 2014 Laureate Education, Inc.Page 2 of 8
Practicum Experience Journal Week 8Journal EntriesThe purpose of this journal entry is to review and evaluate a mental health client at NewOakland Health Center during week 8 practicum. In the evaluation of this client, existential-humanistic therapy will be explored as a beneficial therapeutic measure to be used in treatment.Additionally, ethical and legal implications will be discussed in relation to this client and thetreatment modalities selected.DemographicsClient MB is a 23-year old, African American male, who is employed at an auto partsfactory in Detroit.MB lives with his girlfriend of 3 years at her parents’ home, a privateresidence. The home MB lives at is located in a lower socioeconomic and heavy crime area. Astrained relationship with client’s parents led them to “kicking” him out of the family house.Client reports that he does not have any hobbies and is not interested in be social and lacksinterest in most things.Client shares that he works a lot and only has time to sleep most days.Client does not have any children and has not spoken to his mom and dad in over 3 months.Client reports having no siblings. Currently client does not have transportation and relies on thebus or his girlfriend to drive him to appointments and work. Client refers to his girlfriend and herfamily as his support system, but shares that they treat him like a child and that he resents it.Presenting ProblemCC: Increased anxiety, and paranoia. Client states, “I’ve been tripping out, I hear soundsin my head, and people are talking about me. I can’t sleep and have been up for days.”History of Present IllnessClient MB presents to New Oakland Health Center with the compliant of “tripping out”,

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Term
Winter
Professor
Turner
Tags
Psychiatry, Schizophrenia, Laureate Education, Practicum Experience Journal

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