The Experience Of A Professional Mental Health Counselor

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The opportunity of talking to a Professional Mental Health Counselor was very informative on October 19, 2015, I had a chance to meet K.W. she is a License Professional Counselor in Mental Health that holds her (LCPC) for the last ten (10) years. Ms. K.W. also holds her Therapist license in the arena of counseling for the last past six (6) years were her services of care is Mental Health, and Addiction Counseling were her population is men and women that struggles with addiction problems and mental health that is called co-occurring disorder in an outpatient setting. In my interview with K.W., we (Q1) Social worker has a specialization community or clinical and Psychologist focus on the behavior aspect of a client. (Q2) K.W. stated that her days were very unpredictable where you might see the minimum of 5 clients a day to 15 depending on the circumstances if a client is going through a crisis. Ethical and Legal Issue In K.W stated that they don’t have any daily ethical and legal issue on daily basis. If they do get one is, it might be one a so very often. (Q3) K.W. stated that each person has to respect each other cultural background, and you have to be open to learning the different culture and respect the higher archery of needs of each. (Q5) According to the ACA section Confidentiality and Privacy, section B.1b respect for privacy B1.c Respect for Confidentiality. Theoretical Perspectives Q4)The Theoretical Perspectives used in K.W use the reality theory here and
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