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Duration of CounselingREBT will be short-term counseling due to Ana’s insurance only authorizing eight sessions for her treatment. Each session with Ana will be lengthy and we would have to cram a lot of therapy in each session to ensure she get the treatment she needs. The counselor will give Ana a visual board to work on to help with the short-term counseling.Counselor’s RoleThe counselor must identify the underlying emotions and challenge the mistaken views ofthe client [Che19]. The counselor’s goal should be how to get Ana focused on her life and understand how she can control the things that are controllable. The counselor must give Ana guidance and support throughout her treatment along with coping skills to manage her depression and anxieties. The counselor then will give Ana the tools to accomplish her treatment goals. During each session, Ana will readdress her progress or lack thereof. “If counselors are honest, truthful, direct, and active they will possibly reach healthier results with most of the clients most of the time. But not with all!” [Mur174].Client’s (Ana) RoleAna will be open-minded to the treatment goals of her treatment. Ana should make an effort to ensure that she participate with each session. She will need to be devoted and motivated to the process and working hard at altering her views. The counselor needs to get Ana in a place where she is coping with the everyday life challenges and utilizing her interventions from her sessions. Ana must be honest and willing to try whatever the counselor recommends for her success.
5Running Head: BEHAVIORAL THEORY AND RATIONAL EMOTIVE BEHAVIOR THEORY APPLICATIONPopulation and Social/Cultural NeedsRational Emotive Behavioral Theory can work for individuals and different cultures that craves change in their behavior and dysfunctional views. The counselor needs to be mindful of the different cultural diversity due to REBT concentrating on the values and awareness of the greatest result of their diverse atmosphere. It is the upmost importance of the counselor to be educated and updated on any cultural views in the area they are treating their clients.Rational emotive behavioral therapy can be used on everyone, all ages and during group therapies as well. However, rational emotive behavioral therapy can be used with everyone,