Counseling and Psychotherapy: Theories and Interventions by David Capuzzi, Mark D. Stauffer

By David Capuzzi, Mark D. Stauffer

That includes very important theories and traits now not coated in different foundational texts, this booklet is designed to equip the following new release of counselors with the instruments they want for figuring out the center dimensions of the assisting dating, customer habit, analysis, and remedy making plans. scholars will how one can carry best-practice counseling and advocacy companies to different patron teams whereas gaining knowledge of and constructing their very own own counseling kinds. Topical specialists supply modern info and perception at the following theories: psychoanalytic, Jungian, Adlerian, existential, person-centered, Gestalt, cognitive behavioral, dialectical habit, rational emotive habit, truth therapy/choice concept, kin, feminist, transpersonal, and new to this variation solution-focused and narrative treatments, in addition to inventive techniques to counseling. each one thought is mentioned from the point of view of historic history, human nature, significant constructs, purposes, the switch method, conventional and short intervention recommendations, cross-cultural concerns, and boundaries. using a constant case learn throughout chapters reinforces the variations among theories.

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The remainder of this section deals with the core conditions and relates these directly to personal characteristics or behaviors of counselors or therapists that should enhance their ability to effectively utilize these conditions in the process of helping. Although deinitions, emphases, and applications of these conditions differ across theoretical systems, there appears to be agreement about their effectiveness in facilitating change in the overall helping relationships (Brammer, Abrego, & Shostrom, 1993; Brems, 2000; Clark, 2010; Farber & Doolin, 2011; Freedberg, 2007; Gatongi, 2008; Gladding, 2012; Prochaska & Norcross, 2013).

Self-Disclosure Counselor/Therapist: (smiling) I am very pleased with what you just said. At this moment, I also do not feel alone with my anger. Confrontation This strategy enables the counselor or therapist to provide the client with feedback in which discrepancies are presented in an honest and matter-of-fact manner. A counselor or therapist uses this strategy to indicate his or her reaction to the client, to identify differences between the client’s words and behaviors, and to challenge the client to put words and ideas into action.

With this caveat in mind, we present the following strategies. Strategies That Build Rapport and Encourage Client Dialogue This group of strategies includes the active listening strategies that enhance the listening capabilities of counselors and therapists. When used effectively, these strategies should provide an environment in which clients have the opportunity to talk and to share their feelings and thoughts with the assurance that they will be heard. By using such strategies, counselors and therapists enhance their chances of providing such an environment.

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