Counselling: Suicide and Miracle Question Essay

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STUDENT DETAILS ACAP Student ID: 199735 Name: Karla Balino Course: Diploma of Counselling (CHC51708) ASSESSMENT DETAILS Unit/Module: CHC8D34V Support Clients Educator: Bernadette Brown Assessment Name: 2 (Apply counselling therapies to address a range of client issues) Assessment Number: 2 Term & Year: Term 3 / 2012 Word Count: Part 1200 words. DECLARATION I declare that this assessment is my own work, based on my own personal research/study . I also declare that this assessment, nor parts of it, has not been previously submitted for any other unit/module or course, and that I have not copied in part or whole or otherwise plagiarised the work of another student and/or persons. I have read the ACAP…show more content…
Another main concern will be if she is being or has been abused either verbally, physically or maybe a combination of both. Sally suffers from low self esteem, depression, anxiety and suicidal ideations, so I should keep in mind the possibility of referrals to medical professionals or even recommending consulting with her family doctor for depression medication. 3. Briefly explain how you would help this client identify practical goals. During our counselling sessions Sally and I may have discussed her issues, difficulties and of course her doubts. As a counsellor I can help Sally determine what her practical goals might be and what is stopping her from achieving them. By keeping a record of my sessions with Sally I can identify some key factors about her personal needs, her relationship, her low self – esteem and her suicidal ideas and tendencies. This will give me the chance as a counsellor to talk in a more positive and sensitive way to her, giving her the chance to actually achieve goals not only being there as unachievable dreams and to move forward after regaining the confidence she might need. 4. Explain what techniques you would use in working with this client and why. Many techniques can be used to solve Sally’s conflicts. Every person reacts differently to different techniques. This is a very delicate part of the process because it may involve physical treatment
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