Read the introduction to this unit.
In the Kottler text, read:
Chapter 7, “Patients Who Test Our Patience” (pages 141–168).
Chapter 8, “Boredom and Burnout” (pages 169–208).
Read the Williams and Levitt article
Identify the key themes of your personal life experiences and values that currently inform your therapeutic and professional style of clinical practice.
As counselors develop their therapeutic style and foundation, the question of self-disclosure arises. Self-disclosure is an effective therapeutic tool when used appropriately by the counseling professional. Evaluate the role of self-disclosure as a therapeutic tool. Then describe at least two ways in which self-disclosure can be a reflection of unfinished business or countertransference.
In your essay please identify each section; Therapeutic Style, and Self Disclosure as they are in the instructions.