“Using the case study at the end of the module assess the client's issues and describe your treatment plan. What ethical issues might arise?

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Miss E is a 29 year old female whose goal is to lose 2 ½ stone in weight. She has come out of a failed long-term relationship 6 months ago, and revealed that her former partner was very controlling and appeared to want her to remain overweight. Miss E has always struggled with her weight since she was a teenager (from the age of 12 or 13), and her parents constantly pestered her about being unattractive and eating too much. Miss E has tried various diets and invariably has always put the weight back on. She is going on an all girls holiday in 3 months and hopes to have lost the weight before then. Miss E also feels ready to look for a new relationship. Throughout my essay and based on the case study provided, I will intends to look at …show more content…
if I realise that there are any physical or mental conditions or a contraindication from the GP to hypnosis, I should refer on Miss E to counselling. I believe Miss E is suitable for hypnotherapy. I will need to look at her personality and look at her modalities. It is important to build up a good rapport for designing induction screed and to choose what therapeutic approach could be used, direct/indirect and authoritative/permissive. I will need also to understand her belief system and get the full history of her relationship with her previous partner, this information could be explored and ventilated to relieve any traumatic feelings and to give fresh positive meaning by giving it a positive interpretation. Also, by recalling memories of childhood, like her parents badgered her as unattractive and overeating, could be used to recreate and reinterpret rational and positive meanings to reprogram her hidden agendas. It is important that, as a therapist, to not emphasise or reinforce any of her negative feelings about being overweight, instead, would engage in normalising them

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