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A Case Study: Existential Therapy
Grand Canyon University: PCN-500 Date: 04/08/2015
Francesca Martinez

A Case Study: Existential Therapy
After meeting with Anna and following her initial evaluation I have decided that it would be in her best interest to draw upon the concepts of the Existential theory. Using the ideas behind Existential Therapy we will move towards creating a good therapist and client relationship. We will then work together to bring Anna’s consciousness and unconsciousness to a place of psychological balance. Anna will explore herself from within her memories, thoughts, and perceptions to go beyond her limited self- awareness. Our focus will be on “what” her current issues are at this time
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I think this theory will prove a successful client outcome for Anna when treating her personality disorders of depression, and anxiety. (Murdock 2012)
Counseling Goals and Interventions
The main goal of existential therapy is to enable Anna to start being more truthful with herself, and to gain a larger new perspective about how she views the world and herself. The objective is for Anna to better understand and reflect upon the lessons she discovers in her past, and use them as a guide for the future. I will aim to help facilitate Anna’s motivation to One of the counseling goals will be to work together as therapist and client to bring awareness to Anna’s consciousness so she can find wholeness and psychological balance. Once we bring together both the unconsciousness and the consciousness of Anna’s thoughts and behaviors Anna can have relief from her psychological suffering and actually find meaning to it. We also want to realign Anna’s conscious and unconscious aspects of her personality by discovering purpose and meaning for her behaviors, thoughts, and condition, and through her development of new values. Jungian uses symbols that will suddenly appear in client dreams, daily lives, projects of creativity, and their fantasies. Many of these are similar to images in myths, religion and traditions. Concentration of these images makes energy that creates images that lead to impulses
Jungian Theory: A long Term Commitment for Counseling
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