SEMESTER SPRING 2016
Theory and Practice of Counseling (PSY632)
Assignment No. 02
Due Date: 29.06.2016 Marks: 20
This assignment has been designed to give students the opportunity to polish their critical thinking by integrating what they are learning.
Read the following case scenario carefully and with full concentration.
Khalid came to Mr. Jamil, a counselor working in a local hospital, with the presenting complaints of having anger, difficulty in maintaining relationships, feeling of being alone and lack of interest in daily activities. Khalid also reported himself to be restricting in his social activities since the death of his wife. Counselor developed a management plan for Kahlid for six sessions in which he used different behavioral and cognitive techniques. On the sixth session (the last session) with Khalid the counselor told him that today he will terminate the counseling however he can come for the follow up sessions. But Khalid told the counselor that still he does not find himself able enough to quit counseling sessions. However counselor was of the view that six sessions were more than enough to get out of his problem and now he should practice what he had learned during the course of counseling.
Now answer the following questions about the above mentioned case scenario.
1. What flaws or lack of counseling skills you can identify in the current scenario and its consequences? (10)
2. What suggestions you can give to the counselor for dealing with the client? (10)
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