healing and social change allows people who have difficulty expressing

Healing and social change allows people who have

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healing and social change - allows people who have difficulty expressing themselves verbally Emphasis on research W- Lack of attention to proven techniques/strategies Therapists needs to establish a genuine, accepting, and understanding relationship with a client Overall belief that no one knows the client better than the client themselves Therapy emphasizes the client’s capacity for awareness and self-directed change in attitudes/behaviors Therapist focuses on: Early emphasis on reflection of feelings Evolution of person- centered methods Role of assessment Application of philosophy of the person-centered Among each existential- humanistic approach covered in this topic, I believe that I align with this concept the most. I appreciate Rogers’ efforts towards allowing a client to take charge and form their own goals. I do believe that this can be a bit problematic, where a therapist should have some say. Another aspect I align with is the focus on how powerful a positive therapeutic relationship is, and I think this should be emphasized more in other approaches. I also align with Natalie Rogers expressive arts therapy as I am someone who has difficulty expressing myself with words. Overall, I believe that everyone strives for self-actualization in life, where they are the ones who truly know themselves.
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Stages of change model Students in-training and practitioners tend to be very supportive of clients’ w/o being challenging – basic misunderstanding of concepts leads to limited range of their responses and counseling styles to reflections and empathic listening Counselors have difficulty in allowing clients to decide their own specific goals in therapy A therapist has to feel natural when being authentic and congruent – if not, therapy can be reduced to bland, safe, and ineffectual approach Application to crisis intervention Application to group counseling Cognitive-Behavioral 1. Behavior Therapy Individuals are born with a blank slate, and with the tendency to move towards survival and through conditioning. An individual is the producer and product of their environment. Ivan Pavlov B.F. Skinner Albert Bandura Joseph Wolpe Unconditioned and conditioned stimulus/response Successive approximation Shaping Chaining Classical Conditioning Operant Conditioning Social Learning Approach Cognitive Behavioral Therapy S- challenges us to reconsider our global approach to counseling precision in specifying goals, target behaviors, and procedures. wide variety of specific behavioral techniques at their disposal Functional Assessment/behaviora l analysis ABC model Behavioral Assessment Interview Progressive muscle I believe that this therapy does align with my views sinc it seeks to identify and help change potentially self- destructive or unhealthy behaviors. I like how this therapy believes that behaviors are learned and that unhealthy behaviors can eventually be changed. This type of therapy is also beneficial for disorders found in children and adolescents, such as ADHD. Overall, I
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Antecedent events Positive/negative reinforcement/pu nishment Extinction Mindfulness Acceptance emphasis on research into and assessment of treatment
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