Psychoanalytic Theory And Freud 's Theory Of Becoming A School Counselor

873 WordsJan 31, 20164 Pages
Keisha! I missed you so much! I have not seen you since this past October! I know, it has been a crazy busy past few months with balancing work and school! Trust me, I completely understand; I am in the same boat with you! I think a white chocolate mocha and doughnuts are in order. How is grad school going?? Fill me in since I haven’t been able to catch up with you in so long! Well, it has been amazing and stressful so far. However, the idea of becoming a School Counselor is in real reach for me. My Counseling Theory class has been a real eye opener! I feel like I have learned so much in one week and also realized that I have a lot to learn still. Oh that is awesome! What are some of the things you have learned so far in the class? Well, this past week we have been discussing psychoanalytic theory and Freud. I am sure you have heard of some of Freud’s theories and thoughts before right? Oh yeah I remember some things about Freud from the psychology course I took at Thiel. Ha-Ha I thought so, awesome! Honestly, I feel that psychoanalytic theory is a little bit out there for me personally; however there is some elements to the theory that I feel can be valuable to counselors today. Freud’s thought of personality that is divided as the id, ego and superego, I believe still has a lot value to a counselor today. I have heard of those terms before, can you explain a little bit of each? Yes definitely! The id is entirely in the unconscious in which we as a person are not aware of
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