Counselling Therapy: The Goals Of Phychotherapy And Counseled Therapy

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Counselling therapy or as known as psychotherapy and counselling are the interactions between a therapist or counsellor and one or more clients (Sharf, 2012). The goal of psychotherapy and counselling is that to help client with problems that may have aspects that are connected to disorder of thinking, emotional or behavior. Counselling theory plays an important roles in guiding counsellor in helping and provides a framework of understanding and practice that guides the counsellor or therapist in their attempts to help clients (Truscott, 2010). Counsellor may use their knowledge of therapy to help clients improve their functioning in their daily life. According to Corsini (2008), there has been increase the number of theories that counsellor have developed to help people, now there may be a total more than 400 therapies. However, different types of therapies will work differently for different…show more content…
According to de Shazer (1985), he stated that “SFBT proposed the development of a solution is not necessarily related to problem; the client is expert; if it is not broken, do not fix it; if something works, continue with it; if something does not work, do something else.” SFBT is based on solution building rather than problem solving, clients are encouraged to increase the useful behaviors and help clients to develop a pleasure vision of the future wherein the problem is solved. In SFBT, miracle questions and are very useful because it helps clients to think “outside the box” to generate a new outcome for the future. Besides that, exception questions are also very useful because it assists clients to create a detailed miracle pictures, so it helps counsellor to gain an understanding of what client hopes to achieve in the future and come out with a collaborative

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