It is also known as the permissive counselling approach where the counselor's role is passive & the counselee’s role is active. It is a counselee-centred or patient-centred humanistic approach. The counselee makes the final decisions as individuals are thoughts to have full right to make final decisions for the self & solve their problems. The counsellor has to accept the counselee’s capacity to make adjustment & adapt.
9/20/2013 45 The principles of acceptance & tolerance are extremely important in this approach. The basic assumptions related to nondirective counselling approach are: Patient is given importance than the counselling directions & investigations Emotional aspects are more significant than intellectual aspects. Creation of an atmosphere where patients can work out their understanding is more important than cultivating self- understanding in the patient. Counselling leads to a voluntary choice of goals & a conscious selection of courses of action. II. Nondirective Counselling Approach count…
9/20/2013 46 Steps of the nondirective counselling approach Carp R. Rogers given five steps in nondirective counselling: II. Nondirective Counselling Approach count… Defining the problem situation Counselee given freedom to express his feeling Termination of counselling
9/20/2013 47 Advantages of nondirective counselling approach It is a slow but sure process to make an individual capable of making adjustments. No tests are used so one avoids all that is laborious & difficult . It removes emotional block & helps an individual bring repressed thoughts on a conscious level thereby reducing tension. II. Nondirective Counselling Approach count…
9/20/2013 48 Limitations of nondirective counselling approach It is a slow & time-consuming process. One cannot rely upon one’s resources, judgment & wisdom as the patient is immature in making the decision himself. It depends too much on the ability & initiative of the patient. Sometime difficulty to control pace of the interview discussion. This approach is individual centric, it may not possible for counsellor to attend every patient equally well. It require high degree of motivation in the patient. II. Nondirective Counselling Approach count…
III. Eclectic Counselling Approach 9/20/2013 49 This approach is based on the fact that all individuals are different from one another. The techniques are elective in nature because they have been derived from all sources of counselling. This approach is based on selecting the best & leaving out what is least required.
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