eliminate worry or stress from a client a client can regain self esteem and

Eliminate worry or stress from a client a client can

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eliminate worry or stress from a client, a client can regain self-esteem and openness to what they are experiencing (Kottler & Montgomery, 2019). If I was Vanita’s counselor, I think I would focus on empathic understanding. According to (Theories in Action Person Centered Counseling, n.d.), empathic understanding is the most widely used counseling theory. A counselor can practice this intervention by using none verbal gestures, such as head nodding, eye contact (depending on culture), unfolded hands, and leaning forward. The counselor should display that the counselor is with the client, understands the client, and can communicate that understanding (Theories in Action Person Centered Counseling, n.d.). Counselor: Hey Vanita, thanks for coming in today I know you had somethings you wanted to talk about today. Where would you like to start? (Counselor leans forward with arms unfolded) Vanita: I just feel terrible. Counselor: Can you tell me a little more? Why do you feel terrible? Vanita: In tears, she tells me, "I just keep looking for love in all the wrong places. But I don't know why!" Counselor: Replies, you’re looking for love in all the wrong places. Vanita: Yes, I just don’t get it. Every time I meet someone I like. They ghost me. Counselor: Wow, Vanita! I can see that you are very upset. You have tears in your eyes and squeezing your fist together. Let’s try to breath in and out, before we continue. I’ll try it with you. Now let’s continue. You said that when you meet someone, they ghost you. What does ghost look like?
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