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Slide 6 Page 11 – 12. Successful treatments have common ingredients that promote change: The single most important ingredient : An I-thou therapeutic relationship: A therapeutic relationship characterized by collaboration, trust, mutual investment in the therapeutic process, shared respect, genuineness, positive emotional feelings, & a holistic understanding of clients and their cultural and social backgrounds and environments. Safe, supportive, healing therapeutic environment Shared understanding of the problems and concerns to be addressed in treatment and the change processes that will be used to resolve them Therapeutic learning, typically including feedback and corrective experiences Improvement in clients’ ability to identify, assess the validity of, and modify their thoughts Improvements in clients’ ability to assess and change dysfunctional behaviors as well as acquire new & more effective behaviors that promote coping, impulse control, sound relationships, and good health Slide 7 Page 13. Current research (1997) has found that people attribute 40% change due to extratherapeutic factors Internal resources of the client Events in client’s life 30% change due to therapist-client relationship 15% change due to particular interventions 15% change due to client’s In reality, 60% or more of client change can be attributed to treatment systems and strategies. In addition to their direct influence (15%), the skills and strategies of the counselor are largely responsible for the development of the therapeutic alliance (30%) and for engendering hope and positive expectations in clients (15%). Further, counseling can also make a difference in clients’
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abilities to make positive use of extratherapeutic factors such as support systems, community resources, and educational programs. Thus, treatment systems and strategies are important for not only their direct impact on symptoms and problems, but their indirect impact on the development of client attitudes and behaviors associated with successful treatment. Slide 8 Page 13 – 14. A useful concept of mental health is this Holistic Model for Optimal Health and Functioning, based on Adlerian principles: Spirituality: Values, beliefs, ethics, sense of purpose and direction, optimism, inner peace Self-regulation: Sense of worth, mastery over one’s own life, spontaneity and emotional responsiveness, sense of humor and creativity, awareness of reality, physical fitness and health Work: Psychological, social and economic benefits of paid work, volunteer work, child rearing, homemaking, education Friendship: Positive interpersonal relationship and social support, activities, interactions Love: Intimate, trusting, sharing, cooperative, long-term relationships. Slide 15
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