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Unformatted text preview: Chapter Thirteen Counseling psychologists are most interesting to me because they help marriages and family issues. My mother and I did not get along at all since I turned seventeen; things just went downhill. It was horrible we fought all the time I was never home and our relationship slowly grew farther and farther apart. Thankfully we decided to seek help from counselor. It was one of the best things we could have done because it really gave us a chance to communicate and work through our problems and rebuild our relationship. She had us practice changing maladaptive thoughts. Meaning she taught us more adaptive ways of thinking and acting around each other that when we actually tried they really did work and help us solve things. Counselors can also recognize when an individuals unwanted behaviors are influenced by family members. They do this by assessing; they can then take the necessary steps to correct and help...
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This note was uploaded on 03/07/2012 for the course PSYC 101 taught by Professor Seibert during the Fall '08 term at Boise State.
- Fall '08