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confidence. As Deborah is an accomplished pediatrician who is used to helping other people, I feel she is the type of person who may initially have trouble accepting the fact that she is the one who needs help. However, I also feel she has a good chance at effecting change in her personal life, and her reaching out for help shows that she is willing to try. As a counsellor, building rapport will be key here as Deborah may not reach out for help again if she feels therapy will be ineffective or if she’s feeling evasive. Acknowledgment of our similarities and differences in cultural values and worldviews will also be important as she may not be willing to open up if she feels like I am come from a place of judgment or lack of understanding of her and her family.
ADLERIAN THEORY 17 The goals set out in this case study would most certainly show improvement using Adlerian therapy as reorientation and confronting mistaken notions applies to all of Deborah’s current issues. A focus for future research would be to follow up with Deborah after therapy and see if she was able to make permanent changes without the guidance of her counsellor.
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ADLERIAN THEORY 19 Psychology Today (2019). Adlerian Therapy . Retrieved from Wagner, H. & Elliot, A. (2014). Adlerian Adventure-Based Counseling to Enhance Self-Esteem in School Children. Journal of School Counselling, 12 (14), 2-35.

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