Application: Evaluating Client Profile 1 Using a Jungian or Adlerian Approach
In this week’s Discussion, you evaluated strengths and weaknesses of using a psychodynamic approach with a client. In this Application, you are asked to evaluate a client using a specific psychodynamic approach.
To prepare for this assignment:
Bring to mind what you have learned in the past two weeks about Jungian and Adlerian theories and their respective theoretical approaches. Select one of these approaches on which to base this assignment.
Review Client Profile 1: Abby in this week’s Learning Resources, and think about how you might use your chosen approach with this client.
Review the course text readings and the media segments for this week, paying attention to how the experts use a specific theoretical orientation, or approach, to evaluate a client.
In a 1- to 3-page paper, critically evaluate the client in Client Profile 1 using either a Jungian or Adlerian approach. Make sure you address:
The strengths and limitations to using this approach with this client
The specific cultural/gender/age issues that need to be attended to with this client
The ethical or legal issues that need to be attended to with this client
The overall therapeutic goal with this client
How you would proceed with this client:
How would you begin?
What would be the goals of therapy?
What specific strategies and/or techniques might you use?
Support your Application Assignment with specific references to all resources used in its preparation. You are asked to provide a reference list only for those resources not included in the Learning Resources for this course.
Submit your assignment by Day 7.