I will then derive my own opinion from these and detail my own concerns or praise for the model. I will look at the different constructs such as Maslow’s self actualisation, self concept and conditions of worth when evaluating the Person-Centred Therapy approach. I will conclude by rounding up my findings and giving my overall opinion in response to the question. Person-Centred Therapy In order to be able to assess the claim in the title of this essay, it is important to be aware of the model we are talking about and the fundamental aspects that form this therapeutic approach. The Person-Centred Therapy approach is based upon humanistic principles and is made up of six necessary elements.
Both clients and therapist benefit from the treatment plan as it helps both to focus and think about the therapy outcomes. As clear objectives are set ones client can channel their efforts into achieving specific changes that will lead to long term goal or problem resolution. The assessment process is an integral part of beginning to formulate a treatment plan. Noticing how the client is along with what they are saying, and recognising that the real reason that brings one to therapy may not emerge until much later in the relationship with the client. Berne emphasised the importance of the very first moments with a client (Berne, 1961).
To advance the education of the public in the part that counselling and/or psychotherapy can play generally and in particular to meet the needs of those members of society where development and participation in society is impaired by mental, physical or social handicap or disability. Their latest Ethical Framework encompasses all the earlier codes and is intended to steer the practice of counselling and psychotherapy in an ethical, accountable and mindful direction and is supposed to echo the ethical diversity for the practitioners dealing with the all the variety of client’s circumstances and needs. ------------------------------------------------- The Framework can be split into 3 keys features. These are (1)
It is through these supervision meetings that the supervisee is able to reflect on their own practice, drawing from active counselling sessions, the practitioners own thoughts, feelings and reactions and is able to examine these and develop/adapt strategies for client work. Supervision aims to be a supportive and educative process in the application of counselling theory and techniques. Effective supervision is tailored to the student's level of knowledge, confidence and increasing ability. For example, beginning students are normally provided with high levels of structure and support, whereas more advanced students receive a more consultative supervision. In entering into supervision it is common practice to agree a supervision contract which outlines an agreement under which the supervision takes place.
ADVANCED COUNSELLING SKILLS 1.Understand the process of a series of counselling sessions. 1.1Identify the stages of a series of counselling sessions. The counselling relationship should have a clear start middle and an end, the beginning is when the relationship starts and trust is built forming a working alliance for the client to start sharing their anxieties and concerns that have bought them to the counselling room, the middle is when the counsellor explores with the client the feelings, beliefs and patterns that have been noticed by the counsellor, then looking for a way forward that the client feels is achievable for them, also to identify any areas that are causing problems might allow the relationship to move forward , including
The author’s point of view in this article is to offer different scenarios to give examples and to offer help to the therapists. The group he represents is . The information the author provides to support his position is… [How do we know there is a problem? What evidence is there that this problem exists?] How do we know there is a problem?
According to Jones-Smith (2012), Person-centered therapy is founded on two basic hypothesis: (1) Each person has the capacity to understand the circumstances that cause unhappiness and to reorganize his or her life accordingly, and (2) a person’s ability to deal with these circumstances is enhanced if the therapist establishes a warm, accepting, and understanding relationship. (Jones-Smith, 2012, p. 238) In the following discussion learning team B will discuss the use of Rogerian’s person-centered approach as it relates to a multicultural society (Axia, 2014). The articles presented for discussion are (Article 1) Rogers’s Person-Centered Approach: Consideration for Use in Multicultural Counseling by Carol Macdougall (2002) and, (Article 2) Evidence-Based Practice and its Implications for Culturally Sensitive Treatment from the Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development by Gargi Roysircar, G. (2009). Summary of Article 1 In modern society we have come to realize that the therapeutic practices of our past where limited to the needs of one demographic of people. In particular white America.
Counselor as Scholar Practitioner Shawn P. Mahan Walden University Counselor as Scholar Practitioner Mental health counseling encompasses a wide variety of knowledge and skill sets. Obtaining a clear grasp and interpretation of these useful tools requires observance of efficacious guidelines. One of the skills necessary to demonstrate proficiency as a mental health counselor is that of becoming a research specialist. The author intends to isolate these key characteristics of development needed to meet the demands of scholar-practitioner. Through this identification, the reader will attain a greater understanding of the requirements needed for competent mental health counseling.
Essay Title “Evaluate the claim that Person-Centred Therapy offers the therapist all that he/she will need to treat clients2. Introduction In this essay I will be evaluating the theory that Person Centred Therapy offers the therapist all that he/she will need to treat clients. Firstly I will be reviewing the core conditions that Carl Rogers emphasised are essential for Person Centreed Therapy and look at how each once is used. I will then review the advantages and disadvantages/pros and cons of Person Centred Therapy based on my reseach and in class practice. This will enable me to present my conclusion as to whether Person Centred Therapy offers the therapist all that is needed to treat clients.
Working from an MI perspective will allow me as a future professional to have the knowledge it takes to determine my client(s) ability to change, I will know from using this approach whether or not my clients are ready, willing or able to change, using this approach will permit me to effectively help my clients move gradually towards change, not pushing them but meeting them where they are and helping them to help themselves to where they want to be. Creative Therapy, is a technique used to help individuals or families express what they cannot verbally, these techniques are remarkable in promoting change as well as placing emphasis on having and finding a deeper meaning of self. Studying Multicultural Issues, in my opinion is very important task in the helping field, this particular class has shown me that there are many issues culturally that are without notice or helped in this profession, therefore, as a future professional in this field I believe that it is privilege as well as a duty to provide help and service to all those who stand in need. I do not believe I could consider myself successful or even