Counseling

Counseling and Psycotherapy

Differences Between Counseling and Psychotherapy Counseling Theories August 3, 1995 Running head: Coun. v. Psychotherapy Counseling v. psychotherapy is there a difference between the two? This paper will attempt to prove that there are several differences between counseling and psychotherapy. While counseling and psychotherapy have several different elements in each, the following information will also […]

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Counseling Processes

In counseling, there are many processes used by a counselor in his sessions with a client. These may be done in a specific order or however which way the counselor sees them to be appropriate. Listed below are the different processes that may be undertaken during a counseling session. 1. Before meeting a counselee, the […]

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Cultural Aspects of Counseling

Some trends exist in today’s society that serves as the driving current interest in the cultural aspects of counseling. This is a fact that is based on the realization of a diversity of cultures which are associated with divergent behavioral patterns, ways as well as norms of life. The field associated with cultural as well […]

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Counseling Theory and Techniques

Counseling Theory and Techniques was my first class at LMU as well as among other things my first exposure to the various counseling theories, skills, and importance of self-discovery and disclosure. Being exposed to the different theories, and the thoughts behind them really opened my eyes and made me aware of the different ways that […]

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Holistic Counseling Principles

One of the key domains or issues in Integrative Christian Counseling is Pneumatic Elements that involves related issues such as spiritual history, relationship with God, personal spirituality, faith tradition, formation tradition, church involvement, core values, and moral reasoning. As a counseling principle, it tackles the spiritual side of the person especially his relationship with God, […]

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Solution Focused Therapy

Solution Focused Therapy or Brief Therapy is a counselling technique that focuses on solutions in the present and future instead of the past. It is a short-term goal focused approach that moves clients away from their problems to solutions. Solution focused therapy is based on the idea that to help clients focus on things related […]

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Personal Theoretical Orientation to Counseling

Counseling has been defined variously as “a unique relationship in which the counselor’s job is to hold up a mirror for the client to see him/herself in” (gsu. com 2003). In our lives, there are instances where one can not see individually things without a mirror. Whether it is an ugly pimple on the cheek, […]

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History of Counseling

Counseling is an organized field, includes a variety of guidance services that help people deal with personal, educational, and vocational problems. The majority of professional counselors serve in schools and colleges. Many U. S. secondary schools, for example, have full-time counselors who advise students about planning courses, choosing careers, and handling personal problems (Shield, 2001). […]

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A Colleague’s Dilemma

Ricardo’s approach to counseling to providing mental health services to lower-income adolescents and families is a remarkable ideal but on the other hand there are ethical guidelines that he must follow as a counselor. Ricardo is taking a big chance in trying to help his clients. His ideal of billing and using an individual diagnosis […]

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Impact of 9/11 on the Economy of Pakistan

Employees are now being thrust into a new role and they need advice on how to handle the new responsibilities. Career development help will simply show them how they are going to assume these new responsibilities and work through them and use them to advance their career. Make sure you inform them that if they […]

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Group counseling

Some early psychoanalysts, especially Alfred Adler, a student of Sigmund Freud, believed that many individual problems were social in origin. In the 1930s Adler encouraged his patients to meet in groups to provide mutual support. At around the same time, social work groups began forming in mental hospitals, child guidance clinics, prisons, and public assistance […]

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Ethical autobiography

My father, one of eight children, was raised in a two room shack in the Appalachia. He struggled to be more as he grew up. He enlisted in the Army, traveling the world. He made it his goal to become as educated as possible. He received two Master’s degrees and received his Ph. D. in […]

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Professional Counselors

Since the inception of the counseling profession, scholars, practicing counselors, and counseling students often wrestle with the difficulties of creating a professional identity among the human service occupation. There is a direct conflict between the roles of a professional counselor as it overlaps with that of other clinicians and the apparent lack of research that […]

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Goals of Adlerian Therapy and Counseling

Adlerian therapy is a growth model which emphasizes on positive view of human nature and that human beings are in control of their own fate and not victims of the fate. Adlerian theory stresses on birth order, individual way of life, social interest and concept pertaining principles of superiority and inferiority.

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ADHD Medications and Counseling

Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the latest diagnosis label for children presenting with significant problems in attention, and typically with impulsiveness and excessive activity as well.

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