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Unformatted text preview: begin looking for ways to change it. In a way, I think that while it is important to have a theoretical framework, it should also be a priority to be open-minded and flexible with theories as well. I also think that having a theoretical framework that accurately reflects one's own attitudes, values, and beliefs is equally important. If a clinician adopts a framework that is inappropriate for his or her own personality, it will not be effective in initiating change in the clients being assisted. I also think that having a theoretical framework when helping other professionals is important because it can sometimes offer a different explanation. If a coworker is having problems getting through to a client, one might be able to offer advice on a different way to begin....
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- Spring '11