Elements of a Successful Therapeutic Relationship
The textbook and the readings for this first topic begin to describesome of the key elements for a successful therapeutic relationship.Write a 1,200-1,500-word essay that describes the characteristics and roles you hope to embody as a counselor and the counselor dispositions that you want to bring with you.
You may write in the first person forthis assignment. Include the following in your paper:
1. Your role as the therapist in the counseling process within community and private mental health systems
2. Refer to the Counselor Dispositions. Which of these dispositions will you incorporate into the counseling relationship and how?
3. Counseling skills you plan to practice for building rapport withclients
4. Strategies to advocate for persons with mental health issues
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APAStyle Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is notrequired.This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior tobeginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations forsuccessful completion.You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Please refer tothe directions in the Student Success Center.This assignment meets the following CACREP Standards:
2.F.5.f. Counselor characteristics and behaviors that influence thecounseling process.
2.F.5.g. Essential interviewing, counseling, and caseconceptualization skills.
5.C.3.d. Strategies for interfacing with integrated behavioral healthcare professionals.
5.C.3.e. Strategies to advocate for persons with mental health issues