- Words: 642
- Length: 2 Pages
- Topic: Psychology
- Paper #: 1760785
Theoretical Approach to Counseling
Personal Counseling Theory Paper
A solution-focused approach would be beneficial to the patient. Cognitive Behavioral therapy offers an approach that allows for a solution based approach to counseling Butler, Chapman, Forman, & Beck, 2006.
Emotional difficulties arise from cognitive distortions, which manifest themselves in the patient's automatic thoughts. The thoughts are triggered by situational events that occur in the life of the patient. This approach compares to the client-centered