The ultimate goal of counselling is to help clients towards taking effective responsibility for their own self-realising. Four mediating goals toward higher levels of self-realising are described: realism, relatedness, rewarding activity, and right-and-wrong (an ongoing process of ethical living).... read more ›
To eliminate maladaptive behaviors and learn more effective behaviors.... continue reading ›
- To better understand your emotions and where they are coming from. ...
- To learn and practice using new, healthier methods of coping. ...
- Making positive, healthy changes in your behavior or routine. ...
- Being more productive or working towards long term goals.
- Behaviour Change. Enable clients to live more productive and satifying life. ...
- Enhancing coping skills. Helping individuals to cope with new situations and challenges.
- Promote decision making. assisting the individual to make good decisions. ...
- Improving relationships. ...
- Facilitate client's potential.
Counseling allows individuals to explore their feelings, beliefs, and behaviors, work through challenging or influential memories, identify aspects of their lives that they would like to change, better understand themselves and others, set personal goals, and work toward desired change.... read more ›
Coming up with treatment goals is important because it allows both the client and the clinician to monitor the progress of their work together. Goals represent the results the client wants to achieve in counseling.... see more ›
Goals of Cognitive Therapy Include:
the promotion of self-awareness and emotional intelligence by teaching clients to “read” their emotions and distinguish healthy from unhealthy feelings. helping clients understand how distorted perceptions and thoughts contribute to painful feelings.... continue reading ›
Rogers did not believe the goal of therapy was merely to solve problems. Rather, the goal is to assist clients in their growth process so clients can better cope with problems as they identify them.... continue reading ›
There are several advantages of group therapy, including the opportunity to develop both socialization and communication skills. It can also teach you how to appropriately communicate problems or issues you're having and learn to accept criticism.... read more ›
A SMART goal is one that is specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and time-bound. The SMART criteria help to incorporate guidance and realistic direction in goal setting, which increases motivation and leads to better results in achieving lasting change.... view details ›
Counseling is a collaborative effort between the counselor and client. Professional counselors help clients identify goals and potential solutions to problems which cause emotional turmoil; seek to improve communication and coping skills; strengthen self-esteem; and promote behavior change and optimal mental health.... continue reading ›
The person-centered therapist learns to recognize and trust human potential, providing clients with empathy and unconditional positive regard to help facilitate change. The therapist avoids directing the course of therapy by following the client's lead whenever possible.... continue reading ›
Terms in this set (5) The primary goal of cognitive therapy is to promote logical thinking.... see details ›
The goal of cognitive-behavioral therapy is to change or substitute these patterns with more realistic and useful thoughts and responses. It is used to treat Depression, anxiety disorders, phobias and other forms of mental disorders.... see details ›
One of the most important aspects of the person-centered therapy technique is that the therapist must exhibit unconditional positive regard for the client. In short, this means that they accept and care for the client as they are.... read more ›
According to Rogers (1977), three characteristics, or attributes, of thetherapist form the core part of the therapeutic relationship - congruence,unconditional positive regard (UPR) and accurate empathic understanding.... continue reading ›
This moment-to- moment responsiveness is the most important part of authenticity. What about the question of the therapist “disclosing” facts about her own life—or even her feelings? If such “disclosures” do not advance the movement in relationship, there is no place for them in psychotherapy.... view details ›
Empathy, personal warmth, courage, flexibility, inquiry, encouragement, and the ability to confront are vital skills too. Counseling group leaders must wear many hats in helping their groups make progress. The more skills within the coun- selors' repertoires the more effective they will ultimately be- come.... view details ›
Group counseling provides clients with an opportunity to develop positive, natural relationships with others. The personal interactions that take place within the group counseling structure provide an excellent and continuous opportunity for group members to experiment with and learn to manage interpersonal relations.... continue reading ›
What are the aims and benefits of group and family therapy? Group therapy sessions can help more people and cost less per person than individual therapy would. Clients may benefit from knowing others have similar problems and from getting feedback and reassurance.... continue reading ›
A SMART goal is one that is specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and time-bound. The SMART criteria help to incorporate guidance and realistic direction in goal setting, which increases motivation and leads to better results in achieving lasting change.... read more ›
“Known Counseling is built upon a foundation of honesty, integrity, respect, and generosity. These core values, along with our supporting principles, guide our decisions as we strive to leave a lasting impact on our clinicians, our clients, and our community.”... read more ›
Counseling is a collaborative effort between the counselor and client. Professional counselors help clients identify goals and potential solutions to problems which cause emotional turmoil; seek to improve communication and coping skills; strengthen self-esteem; and promote behavior change and optimal mental health.... view details ›