Reflection Paper On Counseling And Counseling

1787 Words Jul 31st, 2016 8 Pages
Before I was introduced to counseling I was pretty naive about what really goes down behind the doors-in a psychologist 's office. I presumed many false beliefs; I would lay down on a flat couch, in a dark room while the professional sat across from me in a really expensive chair. I would be told to close my eyes and tell them about myself and my childhood. I would become secretly embarrassed at that point, because it all would be irrelevant to the central problem. I believed there was nothing a stranger could tell me about myself that I already didn 't know. I suffered from severe anger issues. It was simple; I did the things I did and said the things I said because I was mad. Why else would I do them? At first, counseling seemed like a pointless profession. I thought it was a waste of time. It could do nothing for me. I knew all the answers to the questions they would ask me, no further thinking would be required. Later on down the line, my school counselor advised me to meet weekly with our school’s psychologist.“I want you to meet with the school psychologist every Tuesday after lunch, she’s in room E45. She’s the best Marqueline. Don 't knock it till you try it, Okay?”
“Fine!” I didn 't down the idea, heck it was free counseling and I didn 't think it could hurt me more than I 've already been hurt.
My aggression was terrible. I 'm glad it’s not the way it was before I partaked in counseling. I usually got mad at just about anything. For instance, if someone was…

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