Psychological Case Review And Discussion

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Psychological Case Review and Discussion Terry Bailey Kaplan University Psychological Case Review and Discussion The purpose of this paper is to review and discuss a hypothetical case study on Mary who received an evaluation in a Community Health Center due heroin use. This writer will discuss biological, psychological, social, and cultural factors that influence Mary’s treatment options. This writer will discuss appropriate diagnosis and treatment options, as well as transference or countertransference issues that may impact the case. Finally, there will be discussion of the ethical and legal implications of the case. As a counselor working in a Community Health Center you will encounter clients from all walks of life. Some of your clients will be socioeconomically disadvantaged, some will be tall or short; black, white, Asian, or Australian. Some will be extraordinarily wealthy and some will be missing limbs. What they all will have in common is that they are all people who come from different walks of life and have a substance abuse problem or mental health condition. As a counselor you will need to diagnose and develop the most affirmative treatment plan possible for that client. To effectively diagnose a client and create an affirmative treatment plan, the counselor must first examine the client as a whole. Examination of Mary as a Whole In reviewing Mary’s case, we find she has various biological, psychological, social, and cultural factors that
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