What is the counselor responsible for in sessions What is the client expected

What is the counselor responsible for in sessions

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What is the counselor responsible for in sessions? What is the client expected to do? Who takes the leading role in the interaction? Therapists personally engage with clients to promote self-awareness, freedom, and self- direction. An active partnership environment where clients are expert in own self-actualization, self-discovery, and self-understanding
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exagger ation exercise s Attentio n to body languag e Web Resources Who uses this theory? How do they present themselves to the wider community? Where are resources for learning more? Scholarly Articles, Books, and Resources on the Theory What are some good references that I may want to refer to in the future? Novack, J., Park, S. J., & Friedman, A. N. (2013). Integrated masculinity: Using Gestalt counseling with male clients. Journal of Counseling & Development, 91 (4), 483 489. doi:10.1002/j.1556- 6676.2013.00121.x - Sansby, J. (2014). Trauma and clinical practice: Neuroscience, Gestalt, and the body. Healthcare Counselling & Psychotherapy Journal, 14 (4), 44.
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Person-Centered Therapy Key Concepts What are some of the key propositions of the theory? How and why do people develop problems? Human’ s core is trustwo rthy and positive Actuali zing tendenc y With right growth- fosterin g conditio ns, people can strive and reach their potentio n Theory of Change How can therapy help a person overcome problems? What must a person do to improve his or her functioning? Aim at bringing out clients’ innate striving for self-actualization, promoting independency, and deepening their self-understanding
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Interventions What techniques does the counselor use to help bring about change? - Non-judgmental, empathetic, non-technical orientation - Expressive art therapy - Congruence, unconditional positive regards and acceptance, and empathy - Motivational Interviewing (MI) - Reflection of feeling - Establishing deep trust and support Who Is In Charge? What Is the Role of the Client and the Counselor? What is the counselor responsible for in sessions? What is the client expected to do? Who takes the leading role in the interaction? - Collaborative relationship - Therapist is to create growth-promoting therapeutic climate. - Clients have the power to change and succeed. Web Resources Who uses this theory? How do they present themselves to the wider community? Where are resources for learning more? Scholarly Articles, Books, and Resources on the Theory What are some good references that I may want to refer to in the future? - Carrick, L. (2014). Person-centred counsellors' experiences of working with clients in crisis: A qualitative interview study. Counselling & Psychotherapy Research, 14 (4), 272 280. doi:10.1080/14733145.2013.81993 - Joseph, S., & Murphy, D. (2013).
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