Existential And Person Center Therapy Case Study

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There were a lot that I learned through the sessions. I am not completely sure which theoretical model I will be engaging yet, but the humanistic approach is preferred. I like both existential and person center therapy. Humanistic theories and Carl Roger attracted most of my attention when I learned about them in my undergraduate courses; I knew this would be the theory that I want to pursue. After learning about various humanistic therapies, existential therapy and person center therapy are the two therapies that stand out the most to me. One of the main reason is that I believe people can only change themselves when they want to, and all the emotions that people have are part of themselves. We can not change how people feel or who they are. …show more content…
Clients might not trust the therapist due to the fact that they might not think the therapist is capable of giving therapy sessions. Beside that, I realized that I tend to finish the conversation with the client too soon. I gave too much silence, and spoke too little to keep the conversation flowing. I also realized that I frequently generalized how client feels, and assumed what is going on with the client without the client telling me. I made a lot of statements mentioning that the client is feeling stressed or frustrated when the client might not necessary feel stressed or frustrated. These are the weaknesses that I should be improving on.
My biggest strength is that I feel very comfortable with most of the people and I am willing to start any kinds of conversations with the clients. I am able to focus on the clients and engage with them through out the session. I am able to paraphrasing statements to capture content. I was not showing that I am using many skills, but I was able to use more skills in the third session. I tried to make clients feel that they are welcomed. I truly care a lot about
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Personally, I was actually more nervous during the third session compared to the first session. This was due to the fact that I understood that I still need to improve my skills during the third session. I became more conscious about what I should do, what I should say and how I could lead to a better conversation. I was worried about what if I was not helping the client, and what if I did not do well on the last session. I started to think more about what I should say, what the real problem is that the client had, and how to reflect so that me and the client could get into a deeper conversation. This led to a result that I was more nervous and anxious during the last session because I realized that I did not know how to continue the conversation with the

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