A Theoretical Model Of Counselling

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Element 1: Explain how a theoretical model of counselling can be applied to selected client issues (Relationship Issues): Performance Criteria 1.1; 1.2; 1.3; 1.4; 1.5. 1.1: Identify an intervention model that would be appropriate to assist in dealing with relationship issues: Imago therapy is a type of relationship and couples therapy was developed by Dr. Harville Hendrix and Dr. Helen LaKelly Hunt which provides resources for couples, therapists or individuals seeking to find a way to be more effective in their life and relationships (Imago Relationship International 2013). It means that by identifying sources that will support the relationship to improve and develop it to a stronger bond. Emotionally Focused Therapy is a type of therapy which will focus the client to understand the emotions regarding the issue (Psych Central 2013). Empty Chair technique or Gestalt therapy helps the client to engage with their own feelings and behaviour. 1.2: Identify the aspects of safe practice that exist within this intervention model: This topic is very sensitive with regards to self and relationship concerns. The counsellor should be very patience and be more understanding. Confidentiality otherwise is very important with regards to doing safe practice because it will encourage the couple to discuss the topic briefly. Respect for human dignity is also one of the core values in New Zealand Association of Counsellors (NZAC) which a counsellor should respect the client which will
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