Strengths And Limitations Of Psychodynamic Therapy

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Psychodynamic Therapy The British Association for Counseling refers to the nature of counseling as the overall aim of counseling is to provide an opportunity for the client to works toward living in a more satisfying and resourceful way. The term “counseling” includes work with individuals, pairs or groups of people often but not always referred to as “clients.” The objectives of particular counseling relationships will vary according to the client’s needs (111111). In this paper, I will discuss Psychodynamic Therapy and how it is relevant in today’s intervention practices. In this paper I will outline the following topics a) The Psychodynamic intervention overview, b) The intervention strategies, c) The best client fit for this intervention, d) The cultural competencies associated with Psychodynamic therapy and e) I will summarize the strengths and limitations of Psychodynamic therapy, along with the professional gains from this research I have completed. Intervention Overview Sigmund Freud was not the first to talk about the unconscious mind and its powerful effects on a person’s personality. His main achievement was that he took all these ideas and put them into a coherent model of the human mind (1111). From his achievements, he developed psychoanalysis which then created psychodynamic counseling and psychotherapy. In principle, the psychodynamic approach in counseling and psychotherapy is based on a body of theory that was developed over the past hundred years by
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