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ACAP Student ID: 167247
Name: Sarah De Pasquale
Unit/Module: Counselling Skills 2
Educator: Elizabeth Spencer
Assessment Name: Reflective Essay
Assessment Number: 2
Term & Year: 3/2013
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Have you ever considered why a person wants to see a counsellor, or what has to been so significant or challenging in their life that they feel they need to talk to someone? Lisa Popelka (2013) suggests that people go to see a counsellor for a range of reasons, for example, the feeling of being anxious about a part of their life that they have no control over, having a hard time coping with general life stressors, or the client might feel lost or insecure and may need assistance with direction in their life.
In this essay I am going to look at a counselling session that took place. It focused on discussing the impacts that smoking cigarettes had on the client’s life the clients thought process to why they want to give up smoking and the negative correlations that smoking had on their health and why they think now is the right...