Using the Case Study Provided, Identify and Explain the Client’s Issues and Devise a Course of Treatment for Him, Taking Into Account Any Ethical Issues

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Using the case study provided, identify and explain the client’s issues and devise a course of treatment for him, taking into account any ethical issues. From reading this case study there are a few questionable factors that come up, we can derive from this extract that this individual may possibly have issues with self-esteem, poor locus of evaluation, underlying issues with mother son relationship, portrayed in a way that he may have confrontational fears, or possibly a fear of rejection, when he talks about his “like a girlfriend” it is unclear what he means by this therefore we can only assume that there is something inhibiting this relationship from establishing itself as a serious and stable one. Issues with insecurity and inadequacy within the dynamic of mother and son can also be looked at, i.e. has his mother given him a conditional love and therefore he has matured having this attitude where he feels he always has to please others. With regards to him mentioning that he has nothing to offer his girlfriend , and of course again the fear of rejection, we know that he has the resources to fulfil a managerial position however his fear of upsetting others is preventing him from applying. It is also worth looking at why there is this excuse of him not being able to spend time with his work colleagues due to him visiting his mother, is there a guilt factor involved where he feel he should not displease his mother. Is it a question of whether she has an unhealthy hold on him where it affects him to such a degree that he can’t change the day he sees her? Does he already feel inadequate when facing his mother this statement that she would pick on him more than usual seems to suggest that he is avoiding conflict and does not have the courage to stand up to his mother. Upon making analysing this cases study and filling in the some gaps
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