accept them as they come. As much as I want so much to bring you through the other side of this journey you can only can do that. It will take time but it gets better overtime. Hopefully as we deepen our discussions and talk about ways to cope and accept grief you come through on the other side and be able to continue with your life. In the person-centered therapy, the focus is on the person, not the problem. The goal is for the client to gain self-confidence, a sense of identity, and to build healthy interpersonal relationships and to trust their own decisions. The person-centered approach emphasizes clients’ abilities to engage their own resources to act in their world with others. Clients can move forward in constructive directions and successfully deal with obstacles (both from within themselves and outside of themselves) that are blocking their growth. By promoting self-awareness and self-reflections, clients learn to exercise choice (Corey, 2017, p. 171). The therapist does not set goals for the clients the client does. Reference: Corey, G. (2017). Theory and practice of counseling and psychotherapy (10 th ed.) Boston, MA: Cengage
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