Cancer Support Group Report

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FACULTY OF COGNITIVE SCIENCES AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
KMC 2053 COUNSELLING LAB II
REFLECTION OF JOURNAL

TITLE : DECONSTRUCTING THERAPEUTIC MECHANISM IN CANCER SUPPORT GROUP : DO WE EXPRESS MORE EMOTION WHEN WE TELL STORIES OR TALK DIRECTLY TO EACH OTHER

NAME : NUR DALILAH AJLAA BT MOHD TAUFEK
MATRIC NO: 57183
COURSE: COUNSELING
LECTURER: DR NOR MAZLINA BINTI GHAZALI
SUBMISSION DATE : 15/3/2018 (THURSDAY)

1.Introduction – background of journal The main purpose of this research is to understand the therapeutic mechanism in cancer support group whether the cancer patient express their emotion better when they tell stories or talk directly (non- story). Clinicians leading metastatic cancer support groups often encourage group
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By reading this journal of research paper, I notice that it also important for leader to encourage the group member to start talking and sharing their story. Leader can use story telling method as mean to connecting the member of the group from sharing their story with the group. From that, the group member able to relate to one another and emerge the feeling of togetherness and supportive spirit among them. Beside that, from sharing story, each member able to share their experience, express feeling and their thinking of one issue. Then, other member can use it as reference and idea to overcome their own …show more content…
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