Colleen Vignette Case Study

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Colleen vignette stood out to me because of her religious background and the traumatic experience that she suffered. Colleen is a young female who has lost her life as she has planned which is something that many people can suffer from. People can plan out their life then have one huge thing through them off course. When this happens they can feel hopeless and lost which is something that many people need help getting over. When a client comes in after a traumatic experience it can be valuable to remain calm and relax while they tell their story so that a safe place can be created. This safe place will allow for the client to feel comfortable and share. When working with mental health disorder the therapist has to have the client explain what …show more content…
Within the Mormon religion they are taught to respect women and not go to places like strip clubs which show a lot of female body. Eric and his friends also went out drinking which a huge another component that goes against the Mormon beliefs. In the Word of Wisdom issued in 1833 by Mormon founder Joseph Smith. Alcohol, tobacco, and hot drinks which church leaders described as coffee and tea. This is important piece to the religion aspect which the members have to follow because it is written in the Words of Wisdom. Staying away from these substance save Mormons from modern addictions that are potentially serious. With substance being easier to get a hold of the Mormons have a serious zero- tolerance …show more content…
It would also be important to get Colleen connected to a support group in here area. Having her connect to other women who have experience being raped can help normalize and potential empower Colleen. Alan Cavaiole and Joseph Colford point out that it is important to have the clients talk with advocate or mental health professional. Colleen is coming to me as a therapist but I think it would be important to get her connected to a larger population who has struggled with what she has been

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