If the client were able to get through the bridge during a non busy time of the

If the client were able to get through the bridge

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If the client were able to get through the bridge during a non-busy time of the day, I would ask she do that a few more times before trying it during the hours she would need to get to work. I would use a total solution-focused therapy technique for this client. Darryl has difficulty with authority figures. He no longer speaks to his parents and has lost several jobs because he could not relate well to his boss. I would first ask Darryl to discuss why he is seeking therapy. I would then try to make the client feel comfortable in a way where I am not an authority figure to him, or someone who is telling him what to do. I would probably approach this client in a way where I would lead him to answering his own wants and needs without me having to tell him. I would ask the client about his childhood and the first time he had a difficult time with an authority figure. I would ask the client if this one event led him to the distortion that all “authority figures are bad.” I would ask him about his relationship with his parents and if his only reasoning for not speaking to them is. I would help the client see that this one thought has led to destruction throughout his life. I would help the client see that he lost his jobs because he was difficult to work with. I would use cognitive therapy to help the client see different events in his life from a different viewpoint or different perspective. I would probably do some role playing with the client of either past situations that have occurred or future situations that the client might endure ( Kalat, 2017). When I gain enough rapport with the client I would probably start with healing the relationship he no longer has with his parents, who were probably the main reason behind his dismay for authority. I would work hard to change the clients perspective of certain events in their relationship, and if the client were open to trying to have a relationship
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6 Tantillo Final Exam Assignment 17 with them, I would start there. If the client weren’t willing or able to take that big of a leap I would start with smaller authoritative figures for client to work his way up to healing the relationship with his parents. Edith suffers from agoraphobia. She is unable to leave her house, even to get the mail. This has had a negative impact on her marriage and her ability to parent her daughter. I would ask Edith when her agoraphobia started and what events might have led up to her experiencing this type of panic disorder. I would ask Edith what physical and mental feeling she experiences when the thought of having to go outside, or see other people, arises. I would ask Edith to write down how this affects her daily life, as well as her daughter and husbands life, so she is able to see the harm this has caused. I would not do it in a way that the client felt shame, but in a way that provided the client with motivation and insight towards her disorder. I would ask Edith what her life causes her stress besides the fact that she can’t participate in normal daily activities. If the client is dealing with unresolved trauma or other issues causing her stress, I would explore those issues and work with the client on healing those traumas. I would also teach the client a multitude of breathing techniques and relaxation techniques to practice when experiencing panic or fear. I would also have the client participate in an activity where
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