Proffesional Organisational Issues in Counselling

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Unit Lev. 4 K/601/7629 | Professional Organisational Issues in Counselling | Assessment: | Portfolio of work. Word count 4,978 | (1) Understand what is meant by counselling | (1.1.) Define what is meant by the term counselling “Counselling and psychotherapy are umbrella terms that cover a range of talking therapies. They are delivered by trained practitioners who work with people over a short or long term to help them bring about effective change or enhance their well being” ( Counselling is a process that gives clients time and space to work through their problems and understand how they are feeling and why. Counsellors are there to facilitate this change and development. (1.2.) Explain their own philosophical approach to counselling Where I am in my training I feel that I have a good understanding of the person centred approach to counselling. At the moment I don’t feel I have a deep enough knowledge of the other theories to relate to them. Person centred approach appeals to me for a number of reasons; firstly I believe that each person has within them the ability to become the best possible version of them. I feel that this is an important part of the theory. “The actualising tendency refers to the tendency in all forms of organic life towards more complex organisation, the fulfilment of potential, and in human beings, the actualisation of the whole person including the persons self” (Merry 2002). Through my own experience I believe there is a need for positive self regard in order for an individual to make positive choices and trust in their own decisions.”To develop a sense of trust in the accuracy and reliability of our own inner experiencing” (Merry 2002). Again through personal experiences I understand the effect of the conditions of worth have on individuals. I believe that these affect us later in life and can be explored
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