Class Notes on Sept 19
Class Notes on Sept 19 COE 4023
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Date Created: 09/19/16
Intro to counseling Test 2 Ch 6 Seriousness of the Presen▯ng Problem • High levels of distress generally= longer therapeu▯c rela▯onship (& more work) • Serverity is impacted by: -‐Diagnosis -‐Trauma History -‐ Sobriety -‐Ra▯onality/ Ability to use logic -‐Resources available Structure • Structure: characteris▯cs, condi▯ons, procedures, and paame▯ers of counseling egarding • The ▯me (length of session, length of treatment, etc) • Ac▯on limits (conﬁden▯ality and excepta▯ons) • Role Limits (expecta▯ons for each party) • Procedural Limits (how therapy is going to look) • Informed concent and professional disclosure statement (ex in book) • Allow clients to ask ques▯ons • Clariﬁca▯on of unreasonable expecta▯ons (1 and done doesn’t work) • Things o▯en get worse before things get be▯er Ini▯a▯ve • A client level of willingness to change • Two structure are present at the begging of the counsleing rela▯onship -‐ Ba▯le of Structure -‐ Ba▯le of ini▯a▯ve (client needs to ﬁnd this, counsler deosnt need to do all of the work • Comes from Carl Whitakers Experien▯al Therapy (sytemic theory) Ini▯a▯ve (cont) • Resistant Client: -‐person in counsleing who is unwilling, inready, or opposed to change • Ways for the counselor to meet resistant clients where he or she is at: -‐ An▯cipate the anger, fustra▯on, and defensivness that come clients display -‐ Show empathy, acceptance, pa▯ence, understanding, and non-‐ judgmental a▯tude -‐Use persuasion or nego▯a▯on (teamwork) -‐ Use confronta▯on -‐Use Metaphors -‐Using “ma▯ering”-‐ holding and sharing the view that people are valuable and signiﬁcant -‐Pragmatcu Technique (silence, refelc▯on, empathy, ques▯oning) Physical Se▯ng • Counselors should consider these aspect of space: -‐Accessories -‐Color -‐Furniture and room design -‐Ligh▯ng -‐Smell -‐Sound (privacy) -‐Texture (textured surface absorb sound) -‐Thermal Condi▯ons Client Quali▯es • If you were a counselor, what kind of clients would be easuer for you to work with? • Clients come in all shapes and sized and personali▯es • Some people are naturally more likeable or easier to work with – that’s part of lif • Self-‐Awarenss comes in to play to make sure you monitor your reac▯ons and don’t make assump▯ons about your client Counselor Quali▯es • Five improtant counselor quali▯es: -‐Self-‐Awarenss -‐Honesty -‐Conguernece -‐Ability to communicate -‐Knowledge • Eknowledgable to which a counselor is perceived as • Aand client, physical feature, manners or respondning to and interac▯ons
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