Applying Humanistic/Experiential and Emotionally-Focused Theories
The theories you studied last week target patterns of behaviors, but they also incorporate thoughts and feelings in the moment and over time. You continue your application of theories to couple and family counseling by examining the systemic-emotional aspects of relationships, the patterns of interaction between couples and families, and the meaning associated with those interactions.For this Assignment, you again watch media of counselors demonstrating counseling, this time using humanistic/experiential and emotionally-focused theories. As you develop treatment plans based on this week’s theories, ask yourself how you recognize emotion in the relational dynamics of the couple or family. Also, consider how you might know emotional changes have occurred and how you would measure progress.The Assignment (3–4 pages)*Based on the theory demonstrated in one of the humanistic/experiential media resources:Define the problem.Formulate a theory-based treatment plan including short-term and long- term goals for the couple or family.Describe two theory-based interventions you would use and justify your selection.Explain one anticipated outcome of each.*Based on the theory demonstrated in the emotionally-focused media:Define the problem.Design a theory-based treatment plan including short- and long-term goals for the couple or family.Describe two theory-based interventions you would use and justify your selection.Explain one anticipated outcome of each.Support your Assignment with specific references to all resources used in its preparation. You are asked to provide a reference list for all resources, including those in the resources for this course.