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Assignment Questions

Research on Cognitive Behavior Therapy

Please have Jillbee7 complete this assignment. Can you please have that rewrite to me by Sunday? For this paper continue to critique from a personal perspective on the therapies. This means personal opinions focusing on the strengths and weaknesses of the theories. This should be 50% of the paper. This is a 2 part paper totaling 4 pages. Part A will consist of a 2 page critique of Cognitive Behavior Therapyand Part B will consist of a 2 page critique of Reality Therapy. For each part 50% or 1 page per part should contain personal evaluation, opinion, or personal application. This is not meant to be ?busy? work, but rather help you think critically through each theory. Please see guidelines of the paper below. Continue to paraphrase your references and use the following resource as your primary resource if you have access to it.

Corey, G. (2005). Theory and practice of counseling and psychotherapy. (7th ed.) Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole-Thomson Learning.

General Guidelines ? each critique paper should:
? Be 2 pages in length per part= 4 pages
? Be double-spaced
? Use 1? margins
? Include your ?critique/reaction?, not just a summary of the theory. Make it personal to you including your personal opinions.
? Use 12- point Times New Roman Formatting

The questions below have been designed to help you review the key concepts of each theory. They should help you gain a clearer focus to developing your own personal theory?or it may help you decide on which theoretical approach from which you plan to counsel. Use the questions below to stimulate your thinking for your own critical evaluation of each of the therapeutic approaches.

1. Key Concepts
a. What is the theory?s view of human nature and what are the basic assumptions underlying each approach?
b. What are the primary characteristics of the theory?

2. Therapeutic Process
a. What are the therapeutic goals?
b. What is the role of the therapist?
c. What is the client?s role in the process? What is expected of the client?
d. What is the nature of the relationship between the client and therapist?

3. Applications: Techniques and Procedures
a. What are the major techniques and methods?
b. Where is the approach most applicable?
i. To what types of clients?
ii. To what types of problems?
iii. In what setting?
c. What is your evaluation of the approach?
i. What are the limitations?
ii. What are the contributions?
iii. What aspects do you like most?
iv. What aspects do you like the least?
d. What are some specific aspects of this approach that you would want to incorporate in your own counseling style? Why?
e. What aspects of this approach are supported in the Bible?
f. In what ways can you apply this approach to yourself ?personally? as a basis for self-understanding and practical use in daily life?

Your critiques should not be summary only, fifty percent of the critiques should contain personal evaluation, opinion, or personal application

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