I. Counseling Process
A. Time and Setting
B. Client’s behavior
C. Client’s problem
D. Counseling goal (Note: This should be agreed upon by client and counselor prior to the session)
E. Counselor’s strategies and techniques
F. Result of the counseling session (Note: If you and the counselee achieved the therapeutic goal? Why or why not?)
II. Analysis of the Session
[Note: Include these questions in a question-and-answer format in the paper; use 12 font size, Arial, single spacing.] Instructions: For each question, provide transcript segments to support your answer. Indicate Counselor (CR) and Counselee (CL) exchanges, include relevant nonverbal behavior of both parties, e.g., pause/silence, laughter, teary eyes, loud/soft voice, etc.
1. What went well in the counseling process? Be specific. Give sample transcript segments. 2. What did not go well in the counseling process? Why? Be specific. Give example sample segments. 3. What did you do well as a counselor? Be specific. Give sample transcript segments. 4. What did you not do well as a counselor? Be specific. Give sample transcript segments. 5. Upon reflection, what should you have done? Be specific.
6. What insights did you have from your counseling experience?
Counselee’s Reflection Paper Guide
[Instructions: Include the questions in a question-and-answer format in the paper; use 12 font size, Arial, single spacing.]
REFLECTIONS AS A COUNSELEE: Analyze the counseling session from your perspective as a counselee.
1. How did it feel to undergo counseling?
2. Did you achieve your counseling goal (as agreed upon with the counselor)? 3. Evaluate your counseling experience with this particular counselor. a) In what way were you helped? Elaborate.
b) In what way were you not helped? Elaborate.
4. Do you feel the need for further counseling about your presenting problem? Explain.
4.a If yes, would you like to have counseling...