Different Stages Of Career And Life

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Different Stages in Career and Life According to Capuzzi & Stauffer (2012), the tenuous, but nonetheless important, relationship between the different stages in career and life are understood to be explored in clients in two different stages of change. The first stage is known as the transtheoretical model of behavioral change. This model consists of six stages that clients experience during the onset of their change (Capuzzi & Stauffer, 2012). The stages of change are (DiClemente, 2003): precontemplation, contemplation, preparation, action, maintenance, and termination (p. 527). Depending on the issue the client is dealing with will determine what stage he or she is at. For example, in the precontemplation stage, clients lack…show more content…
Despite these external stresses, he is looking for another career change after retirement. He is at a transition stage for career development, and precontemplation stage of change for alcohol substance abuse. Dialogue James: I retire in 18 months! I’m so sick of this job! I need to find something else to do after retirement. This job is so political, and stressful, no one gives a ----! but the money I make is good. Currently James is the frustration with his job, however it has both good and bad points, in which he has stressed to his counselor as he displays a stage of contemplation. Counselor: What I am hearing James is you want a job that makes good money like your current job, however your job is stressful, no one cares about the dangers in your job, and your uncertain about your upcoming retirement, as to what kind of income can you generate on a new job that is not so stressful but equivalent to your current pay. Is that correct James? The Motivational Interviewing principle demonstrated by the counselor in her response is an example of empathy. James: I don’t like drinking the way I do! However, it helps eliminate stress, and makes all my problems about the job, kids, finances, and everybody go away for a while. It’s an outlet to handle and manage my stress. Although James does not mention the risk factors such as him drinking and driving, high blood pressure, history of past stroke, and other underlying medical issues, James’ addictive

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