Explain whether your therapeutic theory has changed as a result of your practicum experiences.

Explain whether your therapeutic theory has changed as a result of your practicum experiences.
Discussion: Individual Psychotherapy

Question Description
Week 10 Journal Entry: Individual Psychotherapy

Reflect on your overall practicum experience in this course. Then, address the following in your Practicum Journal:

Explain whether your therapeutic theory has changed as a result of your practicum experiences. Recall the theories you selected in Week 1.
Explain how you integrated the therapeutic approaches from this course in your clinical practice. Include how this helped you achieve the goals and objectives you developed in Week 1.
Explain how you might impact social change through your work with clients who have mental health issues.
Support your approach with evidence-based literature.

You must proofread your paper. But do not strictly rely on your computer’s spell-checker and grammar-checker; failure to do so indicates a lack of effort on your part and you can expect your grade to suffer accordingly. Papers with numerous misspelled words and grammatical mistakes will be penalized. Read over your paper – in silence and then aloud – before handing it in and make corrections as necessary. Often it is advantageous to have a friend proofread your paper for obvious errors. Handwritten corrections are preferable to uncorrected mistakes.

Use a standard 10 to 12 point (10 to 12 characters per inch) typeface. Smaller or compressed type and papers with small margins or single-spacing are hard to read. It is better to let your essay run over the recommended number of pages than to try to compress it into fewer pages.

Likewise, large type, large margins, large indentations, triple-spacing, increased leading (space between lines), increased kerning (space between letters), and any other such attempts at “padding” to increase the length of a paper are unacceptable, wasteful of trees, and will not fool your professor.

The paper must be neatly formatted, double-spaced with a one-inch margin on the top, bottom, and sides of each page. When submitting hard copy, be sure to use white paper and print out using dark ink. If it is hard to read your essay, it will also be hard to follow your argument.

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