Student ID: TUR14000993
ABC Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills
Assignment 6: ‘person centred approach’.
Course criteria covered: Unit 2 1.1 Explain the historical development of the person-centred approach to counselling, including the people influential in its development. 1.2 Explain the philosophical basis of the person-centred approach. 1.3 Explain the key concepts and principles of the person-centred approach. 1.4 Explain how the person-centred approach informs the practice of a qualified trained counsellor. 1.5 Explain how the person-centred approach influences the understanding of the development of the concept of self. 1.6 Explain why it is important to have an understanding of a therapy model before using its methods and techniques. Unit 2 2.1 Explain the key features of the psychodynamic and cognitive–behavioural models of counselling. 2.2 Compare and contrast these models with the main model chosen
Recommended word count: 3500 words
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How I learnt about this topic… I learnt about this topic by attending and taking part in class lessons as well as reading books on the topic. I also did a little research on the Internet too.
In this assignment I am going to discuss the history to the person-centred approach to therapy and outline its main features. I will also compare this model along with the psychodynamic and cognitive-behavioural approaches. I will be pointing out the similarities and differences between these models, also