Assignment 2: Practicum – Week 8 Journal Entry
Select a client whom you observed or counseled this week (other than the client used for this week’s Discussion). Then, address the following in your Practicum Journal:
Describe the client and identify any pertinent history or medical information, including prescribed medications.
Using the DSM-5, explain and justify your diagnosis for this client.
Explain whether existential-humanistic therapy would be beneficial with this client. Include expected outcomes based on this therapeutic approach.
Explain any legal and/or ethical implications related to counseling this client.
Support your approach with evidence-based literature.
Reflect on your clinical supervision experiences. Then, address the following in your Practicum Journal.
How often are you receiving clinical supervision from your preceptor?
What are the sessions like?
What is the preceptor bringing to your attention?
How are you translating these sessions to your clinical practice?
NOTE: PLEASE SEE AND PAY ATTENTION TO THE ATTACHED Practicum Journal Template AND JOURNAL SAMPLE (TIME LOG & JOURNAL ENTRIES) FOR WRITING THIS ASSIGNMENT…..ALSO FOR THE TIME LOG AND JOURNAL ENTRIES, JUST MAKE UP A REASONABLE INFORMATION AND CLIENT INFORMATION IN MENTAL HEALTH NURSING AND INCLUDE REFERENCES
Wheeler, K. (Ed.). (2014). Psychotherapy for the advanced practice psychiatric nurse: A how-to guide for evidence-based practice (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company.
Chapter 10, “Humanistic-Existential and Solution-Focused Approaches to
Psychotherapy” (Review pp. 369–406)
American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.
Nagy, T. F. (2011). Ethics in psychotherapy. In Essential ethics for psychologists: A primer for understanding and mastering core issues (pp. 185–198). Washington, DC:
American Psychological Association. doi:10.1037/12345-010
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