Person-Centered Approach (Refer to Ch 7. Person-Centered Therapy)
a. Discuss the primary defining features of the person-centered approach. to define the concept of unconditional positive regard.
b. What is the view of human nature from the person-centered approach?
c. Describe the purpose and methods of motivational interviewing. Discuss how it can be applied to a client who is struggling with addiction or other self-destructive behavior patterns.
d. Discuss the strengths and limitation of the person-centered approach.
Week 5 Discussion Question: Refer to Ch 11 (Reality Therapy) & Ch 7. (Person-Centered Therapy)
Everyone finds it difficult to “face reality” at times. Are there times that the reality that we perceive is less than accurate? Discuss the primary advantages and limitations of reality therapy.