Essay On Counsellor Self Awareness

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In this next section the subcategories of the self that were found in children are the children’s perception of their social competence and their self worth. Birndorf et al. (2005) found in their research boys had higher self worth than girls. Wigfield & Eccles (1994) found boys self worth and perception of athletic competence rated higher than girls. Fredriksen et al. (2004) evidence found that children from high economic status had higher self worth than children from low socio economic status. Adams et al. (2013) in their study of children at school, studied the children’s self worth. They measured gender, culture, social and socioeconomic status. Aten et al. (2005) found the results were that boys rated higher self worth than girls. …show more content…
The core state is achieved when the client experiences, their feelings that are genuine to their personal experiences. The counsellors love and support assist in this process to be possible. The client forms their sense of clarity to their emotional pain. Coen (1996) found that providing the client with a loving therapeutic relationship the client is able to accept and receive their love. Aponte & Winter (1987) found the counsellor focuses on the social part of the relationship with the client. The counsellor is aware of their personal problems and the skills they possess and how to use these to better the client. This information proves that the counsellors’ loving therapeutic relationship influences the healing process of the …show more content…
The pain is the issues I have with my mother and father; this has been a lifelong problem with no real answers; apart from this is how they are and don’t want to change. I would feel happy if I could be relieved of the burden that I take on in trying to solve their problems for them. As Levine (2007) stated earlier; if the therapist does not make myself the main priority I would find it difficult to open up emotionally, and explain my inner deepest secrets and pain to. DeYoung (2003) mentioned earlier that the therapist must change first before the client. The therapist would need to change by accepting what I’m telling them; that I struggle immensely with my parents behaviours and

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