Assignment 2: LASA 1 – Applying Theory to a Case StudySele

Assignment 2: LASA 1 – Applying Theory to a Case StudySelect one of the two available video clips to the right.The video will begin playing immediately. Pause the video and notice under the Clipsheading to the right, either you will see the ‘Case Study of Carol(30:38) or Case Study of Paul (26:40) depending on which video you haveselected. Move the video play head to the timestamp of the video. This will be the number in parentheses. Watch the Case Study Choose one of the following theories and use yourchosen theory and chosen video clip to complete all of the questions inthis assignment.Psychoanalytic Adlerian Client-centered Existential Gestalt Reality Watch the video clip of a supervisor and therapistdiscussing the case you have selected. The information from the videowill supplement the information in the write-up. Assess the client being described in the video and that client’s related issues using the questions provided. Directions:Using only one case study and one counseling theorythroughout your paper, provide a detailed response to each of thefollowing questions. For example, if you chose Carol and PsychoanalyticTheory, you would answer all of the following questions about Carolusing the psychoanalytic theory.Based upon all that you know about your client,identify and describe what in your opinion is your client’s mostsignificant problem? This may or may not be the stated “Reason forreferral” that is written at the start of each profile. Give a detailedrationale for your assessment and provide supporting evidence from theprofile and/or counseling session video clip. Identify at least two secondary problems from theclient’s profile or video that should be addressed at some point in thecounseling process. Explain your rationale in some detail for choosingeach of these with supporting evidence from the written profile and/orthe video. Using your chosen counseling theory, describe whatyour theory says about the possible cause or origin of the primaryproblem discussed in question 1 above. Here, you are trying to explainthe assumptions your chosen theory makes about problems that might beseen in a counseling situation. For example if you assessed yourclient’s primary problem as low self-esteem, a psychoanalytic therapistwould delve into the unconscious whereas an Adlerian would explorefamily history and a reality therapist would look at choices the personhas previously made. Explain in detail by including concepts and termsfrom your chosen counseling theory to support your perspective. Explain at least three counseling techniques or coreprinciples from your chosen counseling theory that could be used toaddress the primary and secondary problems of your client. Explain howeach of these techniques or principles would be applied in thecounseling session and the expected outcome of each. Given what you know about your client’s situation,identify one cultural issue that is significant in the client’s lifeoutside of therapy or could become an issue between the client andtherapist in the therapy session. After explaining the issue, explaintwo ways the therapist could sensitively address this cultural issuewith the client in a way that that avoids stereotyping or bias. Rememberto integrate your chosen theory into the discussion. If you were to see this client on an ongoing basis,describe the types of change or outcomes you could realistically expectto see in your client, in light of the primary and secondary problemsmentioned earlier using your identified approach in therapy. Be specificand show how the process of therapy with this counseling approach wouldlead to the outcomes you discuss. Your paper should be double-spaced and in 12 point, TimesNew Roman font with normal one-inch margins, written in APA style, andfree of typographical and grammatical errors. It should include a titlepage with a running head, an abstract and a reference page. The body ofthe paper should be 6 – 8 pages in length. Submit your response to the M3: Assignment 2 Dropbox by Wednesday, February 22, 2017. Assignment 2 Grading Criteria and Respective Point Value Maximum PointsDescribe the client’s most significant problem from the profile/video and provide the rationale.20Describe two secondary problems from the client’s profile/video and provide the rationale.24Describe the assumptions the selected theory makes about the possible cause or origin of the primary problem.28Explainat least three counseling techniques or core principles from theselected theory that could be applied in the counseling session toaddress the primary and secondary problems of the client and theexpected outcome of each.32Identifyone cultural issue that is significant in the client’s life outside oftherapy or could become an issue in counseling. Discuss two ways tosensitively address the issue to avoid stereotyping or bias whileintegrating the selected theory into the discussion. 28Describethe types of changes or outcomes that would be realistic to expect inthe client over a period of time, in light of the primary and secondaryproblems mentioned earlier, given the counseling approach selected.24Style (4 points): Tone, Audience, Word ChoiceOrganization (12 points): Introduction, Transitions, ConclusionUsage and Mechanics (12 points): Grammar, Spelling, Sentence structureAPA Elements (16 points):Attribution, Paraphrasing, Quotations44Total: 200