Major Therapeutic Model Of Counselling Analysis

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* Understand a major therapeutic model of counselling: 1.1 Analyze the philosophy of one major therapeutic model to it’s * Origins * Historical Development to the present day * The people influential in its development The basic philosophy of the person centered approach is that (as Carl Rogers believed) “each person has sufficient innate resources to deal with effectively with whatever trauma, conflicts or dilemmas they are experiencing. This belief in the Strength and integrity of human beings is fundamental tenet of person-centered counselling. Even when an individual’s resources are latent or hidden, they are always acknowledged as being present and having potential for growth and development. He held the belief…show more content…
Additionally, developing self-awareness helps the client to rediscover meaning in life. Some clients will, however, need a more structured therapy than is typical in a humanistic person-centered approach. One of the strengths of using a humanistic/person-centered approach when working with clients is the warmth and caring of the relationship that (hopefully) develops between counsellor and client. The counsellors active listening and full emotional availability will provide them with a healing environment within which they can explore their emotional experiences safely and without judgment. Central to the therapist's role in client-centred therapy is respecting the clients values as well as maintaining a therapeutic nonjudgmental attitude. This relationship can be even be more important, especially if the client doesn't have any family or friends. Because most clients seems to have lost a sense of value within themselves, having someone perceive them as a valuable person, capable of personal growth, should have an encouraging affect. The goals of the client-centered therapist are congruence, unconditional…show more content…
A counsellor should be fully competent and understand the principles of counselling and its ethical framework, as it deals with some very sensitive issues. The clients progress depends on the therapist professionalism as the impact of being unprofessional could have catastrophic results. i.e. a client could commit suicide and you could be held responsible and possibly face liability. Clients may never return to counselling again if left traumatised by an unprofessional. False memories (analysis implantation) could be implanted causing the client further distress. By not being professional can cause the client to never 'self - actualise' Counsellors should

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