· Develop diagnoses for clients receiving psychotherapy*
· Evaluate efficacy of existential-humanistic therapy for clients*
· Analyze legal and ethical implications of counseling clients with psychiatric disorders*
· Analyze clinical supervision experiences*
For Part 1, select a client whom you observed or counseled this week (other than the client used for this week’s Discussion). Then, address the following in your Practicum Journal:
· Describe the client and identify any pertinent history or medical information, including prescribed medications.
· Using the DSM-5, explain and justify your diagnosis for this client.
· Explain whether existential-humanistic therapy would be beneficial with this client. Include expected outcomes based on this therapeutic approach.
· Explain any legal and/or ethical implications related to counseling this client.
· Support your approach with evidence-based literature.
For Part 2, reflect on your clinical supervision experiences. Then, address the following in your Practicum Journal:
· How often are you receiving clinical supervision from your preceptor?
· What are the sessions like?
· What is the preceptor bringing to your attention?
· How are you translating these sessions to your clinical practice? ( You don’t have to do Part 2)
Required reading ( Need 3+ references)
Wheeler, K. (Ed.). (2014). Psychotherapy for the advanced practice psychiatric nurse: A how-to guide for evidence-based practice (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company.
- Chapter 10, “Humanistic-Existential and Solution-Focused Approaches to Psychotherapy” (Review pp. 369–406)
Nagy, T. F. (2011). Ethics in psychotherapy. In Essential ethics for psychologists: A primer for understanding and mastering core issues (pp. 185–198). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. doi:10.1037/12345-010
Laureate Education (Producer). (2012b). Clinical supervision follow-up [Video file]. Baltimore, MD: Author.