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endure a fast pace counseling session and able to develop concrete goals to help them solve current and future issues. Ana social needs would be gaining the appropriate coping skills so that she will be able tocope without her husband being there and how to strive to provide for her son. Her cultural needswould be that goals should be based on the how she sees herself in the States, instead of the Guatemala. Additional Information Regarding Ana’s CaseAs her counselor, it is important to show empathy and respect her values. The counselor must remain ethical and open her doors with unconditional support and guidance. Knowing that she lacks support from family and friends. Risks of the Utilization of Psychoanalytic TheoryCommon risks of the utilization of solution-focused theory is that this theory is fast paced. This will not give the counselor and client a strong relationship, leaving the client feeling even more disconnected. Relating this to Ana, she is already disconnected from her family and husband. If she feels that she does not have a connection with the counselor, this will leave her tofeel that she has no one to turn to.
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