Introduction “Why is the initial consultation so important? What factors should an ethical therapist cover at this time?” My aim in this essay is to demonstrate a clear understanding of the ethical issues surrounding hypnotherapy. Looking at the code of ethics which was developed from the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy Code of Ethics April 2010; which constitutes a moral code of principles and values which should always be adhered to whenever a hypnotherapist is practising. I will also be addressing why the Initial Consultation is unequivocally essential for any ethical therapist. The Initial Consultation.
Word Count: 1910 Why is the initial consultation so important? What factors will an ethical therapist cover at this time? In this essay I plan to discuss why it is so important to have an initial consultation, before taking on a client in full hypnotherapy. I will also look at what important ethical factors a therapist should be looking out for, and why these factors can affect a client’s therapy. Initial Consultation A responsible therapist before undertaking work with a client should endeavour to learn about the prospective client to ensure that hypnotherapy is the right course of action, and beneficial.
Why is the initial consultation so important? What factors will an ethical therapist cover at this time? 1700 words The initial consultation is the first face-to-face interaction between the client and therapist. This is a two way process which has a number of very important functions which together ensure that the subsequent course of hypnotherapy, if both parties agree to proceed, is as effective as possible and maintains the high professional and ethical standards clients would expect. A detailed initial consultation lays the foundation for a successful client-therapist relationship and an effective course of hypnotherapy.
“Why is the initial consultation so important? What factors will an ethical therapist cover at this time?” 2023 Our personality and belief system is shaped from when we are born as we experience different things; learning things that our subconscious has stored as being necessary for our survival. If we have a negative concept of ourselves it’s the hypnotherapists job to find out as much information about the client as possible, therefore reprogramming a positive concept into the clients subconscious by using positive suggestions, this is why an initial consultation is so important. During this essay I am going to be describing and discussing “why the initial consultation so important and what factors an ethical therapist will cover at this time?” The initial consultation usually lasts for half an hour and gives the client the opportunity to meet the therapist in person and are ‘able to assess their suitability for your expertise’ (chrysalis pg15). It can help determine whether the client feels comfortable discussing and disclosing information with the therapist.
This will include my belief that each person deserves to have a careful assessment or initial consultation from therapist to client and after careful consideration of the clients needs and preferences that the most appropriate screed would be used to benefit the client. . I will also discuss two very different hypnotherapists namely Dave Elman and Milton H Erickson. Lastly I will discuss hypnosis and mental health, and the tools that are often used in Hypnotherapy for assessment of a client, and to score an individual, which aids the hypnotherapist in the decision as to which style of screed to use in their clients therapy. Returning to the essay title, analizing the question as
The company should give the employees a chance to provide counseling and offer it to those who may need or want the counseling. Before the message is delivered the company needs to make sure that our information and the facts are correct. The company would need to have all of the basic facts and information
Unit 2 Module 3 3.1 The building of a rapport is often considered one of the most important aspects of a Hypnotherapists work, it is during this initial period of assessment and information gathering that the therapist beings to build a rapport with the client, building a rapport is the key to success, it is important to remember that first impressions count, it is when the client looks to the therapist to be the professional, the one who knows what they are doing, who is knowledgeable. This is the time to allay the fear of the client and to put them at ease without being to over baring, authoritative or clinical in your approach. The way you present yourself in those first few moments will count, everyone will make assumptions in those first few seconds of meeting someone, you as a therapist and they as the client, will use deductive logic based on appearance in the first instance at your/their presentation and
If they choose hypnosis then it is down to the therapist to give the client their very best care no matter what the problem is. This is why first impressions are important. The way a therapist present themselves and communicates with their client on the first meeting
One issue that maybe encountered is involuntary group members. Corey, Williams, and Moline (1995) explained that ethically a counselor should advise clients of their rights, privileges and duties, as well as, advise them of any probable concerns they face if they choose to follow treatment. Another issue that may be encountered in group therapy is informed consent, which is extremely important when participation is mandatory. Informed consent is something that all counselors and counselor have to obtain from clients. Fallon (2006) states it is important because certain guidelines have to be followed by the counselor during a session and when a client becomes involuntary this puts the counselor in a comprising position.
In hypnotherapy, it is important to focus on the needs of the client, and therefore it is important for the individual to be assessed. Hypnotherapists often use time before therapy to find likes, dislikes, backgrounds and perspectives from clients in order to develop an induction best suited for them (Chrysalis, 2010). Inductions can be authoritarian or permissive, and based