“Using the case study at the end of the module assess the client's issues and describe your treatment plan. What ethical issues might arise?

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Miss E is a 29 year old female whose goal is to lose 2 ½ stone in weight. She has come out of a failed long-term relationship 6 months ago, and revealed that her former partner was very controlling and appeared to want her to remain overweight. Miss E has always struggled with her weight since she was a teenager (from the age of 12 or 13), and her parents constantly pestered her about being unattractive and eating too much. Miss E has tried various diets and invariably has always put the weight back on. She is going on an all girls holiday in 3 months and hopes to have lost the weight before then. Miss E also feels ready to look for a new relationship. Throughout my essay and based on the case study provided, I will intends to look at…show more content…
This lack of love could be seen increased with the separation from her previous controlling partner which left her traumatised and anxious about having a new partner in her life. Miss E is going on all girls holiday but she is concerned about her weight, and she want to lose 2 ½ stone in 3 months. It is important to identify if this goal is realistic. The best way to sustain weight loss is to lose 2 pounds a week and based on my calculation the realistic target to be set up for Miss E's should be around 1.85 stone (12.99 weeks equivalent to 3 months, times 0.14 stones ideal weight loss per week). If a realistic goal is not set up from the beginning of the treatment, there will be a chance for sabotage (again) . Miss E is going on all girls’ holiday means that she has expectations, she likes to have and enjoy social contacts and changes. She wants to be slim and take pride of body and look into prospective better life and future. She is now looking for another partner this means that she is hopeful and wants to move forward. It is clear that Miss E has low self-esteem, feeling of uncertainty, and need of love. As therapist our first task should be to boost her ego, self-esteem and confidence in order to ensure that her treatment for losing weight will succeed. Now let’s look into how to design a treatment plan for Miss E’s issues. To begin with, I would have to look at all information
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