Theories to counseling situations

Psychology

This assignment is a written essay to evaluate student knowledge of selected theories and understanding of application of the theories to counseling situations. The responses are to be written in narrative format with explanations, not just listings of terms and concepts.

Adlerian Theory

A. Identify the theorist(s), developers and founders of the theory.

B. Discuss the key concepts and view of human nature. Discussion is more than listing terms. Explain the role of the counselor and the goals of the counseling theory.

C. What are the strengths and limitations of the theory.

D. Select one article from a professional counseling journal that describes how this theory can be applied to individual or group counseling. From the article, provide a summary of the applications of the counseling theory. In the summary include counseling application techniques – how are the theoretical techniques described in the article. Describe the individual client or group and how the counselor used theoretical approaches during the counseling process.

Behavioral Theory

E. Identify the theorist(s), developers and founders of the theory.

F. Discuss the key concepts and view of human nature. Discussion is more than listing terms. Explain the role of the counselor and the goals of the counseling theory.

G. What are the strengths and limitations of the theory.

H. Select one article from a professional counseling journal that describes how this theory can be applied to individual or group counseling. From the article, provide a summary of the applications of the counseling theory. In the summary include counseling application techniques – how are the theoretical techniques described in the article. Describe the individual client or group and how the counselor used theoretical approaches during the counseling process.

Crisis Counseling

I. Identify the theorist(s), developers and founders of the theory.

J. Discuss the key concepts and view of human nature. Discussion is more than listing terms. Explain the role of the counselor and the goals of the counseling theory.

K. What are the strengths and limitations of the theory.

L. Select one article from a professional counseling journal that describes how this theory can be applied to individual or group counseling. From the article, provide a summary of the applications of the counseling theory. In the summary include counseling application techniques – how are the theoretical techniques described in the article. Describe the individual client or group and how the counselor used theoretical approaches during the counseling process.

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