When Taking The Attitudes And Beliefs Inventory By Corey And Cory
There were several questions from this inventory that evoked a strong reaction from me. Most of them were due to the fact that they went directly against my personal values and beliefs. The first question that I struggled with the most was “A gay or lesbian couple wanting to work on conflicts in their relationship” (Corey & Cory, 2011). This one was really hard for me, because I believe that it is unbiblical for people of the same sex to have a relationship with one another. Therefore, because of this belief I do not think that I would be the best person to counsel these people. According to the ACA Code of Ethics, a counselor is not supposed to impose their own beliefs or values on a client (ACA, 2014). I am afraid that in this case I would be unable to avoid imposing my beliefs on the clients, because I feel very strongly about this situation.
The next question that was hard for me is “A person who shows…