It helps to keep one’s mind fresh and with new ideas on how to deal with issues which I face during my sessions with a client. Self-awareness develops over a period of time and with experience. With time one can learn strategies to help in the development of self awareness so that personal thoughts and experiences does not affect this. Knowledge that is gained through personal experience can sometimes be a barrier when working but if one is personally aware of this, it helps to remove any barrier. It also question one’s own personal values, awareness and beliefs.
You can use constructive feed back to build on use it as a tool not a negative. Work as part of a team; keep calm listen and respect, the people you are working with. Your past experiences can also help, and using your own initiative being positive. Appraisals are good way to receive constructive feedback, this will show your strengths and weakness, you might need more training on your moving and handling as you are not using the equipment properly. I receive positive feedback from my manager, she had over heard me talking to a service user who was being challenging with me, she explained she was very happy with the way I dealt with the situation calmed things down before they became worst.
This allows the patient to still feel the sadness but it allows the provider to help focus on the cognitive aspect. In fact it is said that over time the affect or sadness the feel will diminish, in a way it is a sort of desensitization. Cognitive restructuring is also helpful because most patients remember the traumatic event a certain way and nothing will change it, but by helping the patient view the event in a different light it may change their perspective of the event and they may benefit greatly. A breakthrough is reached when the patient starts to get confused on the event that triggered the survivor guilt, this means that the patient can now focus on other aspects of that day or maybe even remember details that were forgotten due to the initial shock. At the end of the day it is the way the patient sees them self that is of most importance (Wilson, Harel, & Kahana, 1988).
through life’s test and trials our love went from less intimate to more intimate | Theory explains how people hold expectations about the nonverbal behaviors of others. Violations of these expectations may trigger a change in the perception of exchange either positively or negatively, depending on the relationship. | Expectancy Violations Theory | Judee K.Burgoon | This theory helps to understand nonverbal communication. And it also speaks of predictions about certain nonverbal behaviors | I worked with my former supervisor for many years and I learned to know her non verbal communication. It’s because I made it a point to know and it helped our relationship grow in may positive ways | Theory explains the process that people use to manage the relationship between concealing and revealing private information.
This surprised me because I have always believed myself to be the creative and emotional type. I thought I needed a friend to enjoy my unusual activities with. I feel isolated from others and I am considerable lonely. I don’t think or feel as if I am misunderstood or unappreciated I mostly feel just left out. The basic communication principle I apply to my personal life experience is knowing my audience and communicating a little at a time.
I found that using certain skills such as paraphrasing, reflecting feelings, summarising, challenging and asking open questions to explore options were required to form a therapeutic alliance between my client and me. Despite using these skills effectively, certain situations evoked anxiety during the session. Hovarth and Symonds (1994) believe teamwork between therapists and client is the key element of a therapeutic alliance. It provides a safe environment for clients to explore themselves, a relationship where the client’s key issues are explored,
Steve’s empowerment came mostly from his relationship with the counselor. He knew that someone believed in him and would be there for him. The counselor helped Steve to see that accepting help from others is not a sign of defeat; but also modifying his goals to something he could more adequately achieve helped him not to feel discouraged. The relationship Steve had with his counselor made him more motivated for his journey because he had a support system to help him emerged from the lowest point in life to be triumphant. The ethical issue that I found was went the psychiatrist told Steve that he needs to accept his limitation; I believe that this was inaccurate the way it was said, that was why the counselor clarified it for Steve that she meant that he needs to re-evaluate his goal base on his current condition.
Beck's approach became known for its effective treatment of depression. CBT works by focusing how you think about yourself, the world and other people - how what you do affects your thoughts and feelings. CBT can help you to change how you think (cognitive) and your actions (behaviour), it works in the here and now problems, and not the causes of your distress. CBT has been proven to work well with anxiety, depression, panic, phobias and post traumatic stress. CBT may use group sessions of therapy as can PCT, CBT helps you look at the problem as a whole but break it down into smaller more manageable parts.
And the different classes of emotion, that frustration tends to limits our goals that lead to anxiety and that defense mechanism can help us cope with minor psychological issues on the day to day bases helps me to improve on setting my goals and not to lose hope on it, what defense mechanism people use and what way is the best when dealing with them. While in a social aspect it helps me in dealing with people. At first it is hard for me to interact with other people but after this subject I learn to socialize with other through different
Self-talk is the inner speech that includes the questions and comments you make to yourself. It is a powerful influence. You use it when you: * Think things through * Interpret events * Interpret messages of others * Respond to your own experiences * Respond to your interactions with others Research has shown that positive self-talk increases focus, concentration and performance. * If you believe you cannot do something, your brain will tell your body and it will shut down. * When you stay encouraged and positive, your body will also respond in a positive way.