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Midterm - Vocab

5010 Midterm - Vocab

Countertransference the process of seeing themselves in their clients, of overidentifying with their clients, or of meeting their needs through their clients
Value imposition refers to counselors directly attempting to define a client’s values, attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors
Mandatory ethics view of ethical practice that deals with the minimum level of professional practice
Aspirational ethics higher level of ethical practice that addresses doing what is in the best interest of the clients
Positive ethics approach taken by practitioners who want to do their best for clients rather than simply meet the minimum standards to stay out of trouble
Informed consent involves the right of clients to be informed about their therapy and to make autonomous decisions pertaining to it.
Confidentiality ethical concept, and in most states the legal duty, of therapists to not disclose information about a client
Privileged communication legal concept that generally bars the disclosure of confidential communications in a legal proceeding
Assessment evaluating the relevant factors in a client’s life to identify themes for further exploration
Diagnosis identifying a specific mental disorder based on a pattern of symptoms
Psychodiagnosis analysis and explanation of a client’s problems
Evidence-based practice (EBP) central aim is to require psychotherapists to base their practice on techniques that have empirical evidence to support their efficacy
Practice-based evidence using data generated during treatment to inform the process and outcome of treatment
Dual or multiple relationships relationships, sexual or nonsexual, that occur when counselors assume two or more roles simultaneously or sequentially
Transference relationship transfer of feelings originally experienced in an early relationship to other important people in a person’s present environment
Narcissistic personality characterized by grandiose and exaggerated sense of self-importance and an exploitive attitude towards others, which serve the function of masking a frail self-concept
Borderline personality disorder people who moved into the separation process but have been thwarted by parental rejection of the individuation by withdrawing support; characterized by instability, irritability, self-destructive acts, impulsive anger, and extreme mood shifts
phenomenological view of human history focusing on past events to motivate individuals to look forward to authentic experiences
Third force an alternative to psychoanalytic and behavioral approaches. Third force includes existential therapy, the person-centered approach, and Gestalt therapy
Self-awareness, Knowledge, and Skills Dimensions of Cultural Competence
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