This type of therapy does not look at the cause of the problems or symptoms in

This type of therapy does not look at the cause of

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now problems and difficulties[ CITATION Fen16 \l 1033 ]. This type of therapy does not look at the cause of the problems or symptoms in the past, it focuses on ways to improve the client’s current state of mind. The client in the case study is having boundary issues with her daughter. The current issue the client needs to work on is establishing boundaries with her daughter without destroying the relationship. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is an effective treatment for adults with bipolar disorder, anxiety and major depression. The client is expressing major
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Unit 10 Assignment 1 P a g e | 6 depression due to not being able to set the boundaries she needs in order to live in the same house with her daughter. Each client’s intervention must be unique to the needs of the client, as a counselor it will be the counselor’s responsibility to invite the clients to explore the options that fit their lives and encourage them to live authentically despite the pressures that they face in their lives. When using cognitive-behavior techniques to assist the client in addressing and changing faulty thinking and decision-making patterns. You can see this in the client’s thinking about the damage that might happen should the client set boundaries with her daughter. To assist the client the counselor could role play with the client to have a dialogue practicing how the client can talk with her daughter about the boundaries[ CITATION Gau13 \l 1033 ]. Another way to help the client would be assigning homework assignment such as keeping a written journal, so the client develops a sense of confidence and independence as the client applies information gathered in therapy to her everyday lives and use the work done outside of therapy to make counseling sessions more efficient.
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Unit 10 Assignment 1 P a g e | 7 Reference Corey, G. (2017). Theory and Practice of Counseling and Psychotherapy. Boston: Cengage Learning. Cormier, S. (2016). Counseling Strategies and Interventions for Professional Helpers, 9/e 9th Edition. Hoboken, New Jersey: Pearson Education Inc. Crisp, R. J. (2015). The Psychology of Social and Cultural Diversity. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing Limited. Fenn, K., & Byrne, M. (2016). The Key priniciples of cognitive behavioural therapy. Sage Journals . Gaudiano, B. A. (2013). Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies: Achievements and Challenges. Evidence Bases Mental Health , 5-7.
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