Wednesday, March 2, 2011

DIRECTIVE COUNSELLING

DIRECTIVE COUNSELLING
In this type of approach the counselor plays an important role .A major goal is to replace the emotional behavior of the individual with deliberately rationale behavior .Although he avoids dictatorial advice .This approach is also known as counselor-centered. Under this process the counselor plans the counseling process, his work is to analyze the problem, identify the triggers identify the exact nature of the problem and provide various options.
Williamson was a great profounder of this kind of approach as he stated that this approach is good to address the problems relating to educational and vocational adjustment.This type of counseling is a concept,where educational and vocational guidance relate to the personality dynamics and interpersonal relationship.This type pf counseling is more useful where the individual wants information and advice for choice of a career.This approach does not focus its attention on personality development as such.
Steps of Directive counseling:-
Williamson has given six steps Directive counseling:
1)Analysis :It includes collection of information about the individual which can be collected through structured interviews,psychological case history methods, Interaction with family members, friends, etc.
2) Synthesis: After collection of lot data the information is organized in the logical manner to analyse the individual in terms of his qualifications, assets, potentials, liability adjustment, cultural background, habits etc.
3) Diagnosis :The diagnosis consists of the interpretation of the data in relation to the nature and problem, the causes of problems.
4)Prognosis: Under this step a prediction is made about the future development of the problem.
5)Counseling : The counseling here is to bring about adjustment and re-adjustment to the individual in relation to his problem. Attitudes and interest of the individual are considered during the counseling.It emphasis the individual to develop life cycle where an effort in the positive direction could lead to success and success in turn could lead to further efforts and motivations.
6)Follow -up :The sixth step in directive counseling is follow up which is extremely important. An individual may be able to solve immediate problems through counseling but new problems may occur or the original problem may re-occur. Follow-up with the client is extremely necessary. The role of counselor is important as he has to make the individual understand and accept his strength and also his weakness and faults.
That technique is considered as a most economic approach and important for student counseling because it is less time consuming and student who lack experience are easily influenced by the counselor’s experience and specialize knowledge. The students feel that the counselor has superior Knowledge and therefore a professional relation takes place. The relation is the base of this kind of approach. A submissive and highly emotionalized counseling of student can cultivate self-confidence in the individual. A relationship is based on dignity to help the student to reach his goal.
Directive or Counselor-centered or prescriptive counseling: Counselor-centered counseling revolves around the counselor. He tries to lit good relations to the friendship and assistance. In this, the counselor is active and he expresses his ideas and attitudes independently. He evaluates expressions of the client. According to this view point the counseling interview .In this, the counselor asks a series of standardized questions. Each carries a short answer. The counselor does not allow the development of expression and feelings. He leads as an expert, evaluates and gives suggestion vice.
I Basic Assumptions of Directive Counseling :
According to Willy, the following can be the basic assumptions of directive counseling-
a) Competency in giving Advice-: The counselor posses the best training experience and information. He is more competent to provide an advice to problem.
b) Counseling as an intellectual process -: An client’s intellectual is not destroyed as a result of mal-adjustment. Hence counseling is primarily an intellectual process .It stresses upon the intellectual aspects of a person instead of emotional aspects of the personality.
c) Counseling objectives as problem solving situation-: The objective counseling are achieved through problem solving situation.
d) Client’s incapability of solving the process-: The counselor does not posses the capability for solving the problem always.
Advantages of Directive counseling:
1) This method is useful from the time consuming view- point .It saves time.
2) In this type of counseling, there is more focus on the problem and the person.
3) The counselor can look the client directly.
4) Counseling focuses more on the intellectual aspects of the person than emotional aspect of the personality.
5)In this process, the counselor becomes readily available to help which makes the client very happy.
Limitations of Directive counseling-:
1) In this process the client is more dependent. He is also less able to solve new problems of adjustment.
2) As the client is never independent of the counselor, it is not an efficient best guidance.
3) Unless and until a person does not develop some attitude through experiences, he cannot make any decision himself.
4) The counselor fails in serving the client to commit the mistakes in future
CONCLUSION
As the client was in need of some information regarding his vocation, counselor provided that to the best of his knowledge. He wanted to select a direction and the counselor helped him in choosing that the counselor gave some alternatives in the same line so that the client may be able to select avocation according to his choice and can choose a career if he is not able to go for IIT.
During counseling, the counselor tried to explore the reason for his choice of vocation, like why is he motivated towards this job? Is his selection worthy and genuine?

[ References:
1) Elementary Guidance and counseling
-Rashmi Agrawal
2) Guidance and counseling
-R.A. Sharma
3) Guidance and counseling skills
-Ramesh Chathurvedi ]

22 comments:

  1. Hi everybody,
    this is giribabu shaadimeri provides best matrimonials and marriage councellor services in india. marriage councellor

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. I went over this website and I believe you have a lot of wonderful information, saved to my bookmarks calgary Counselling Services

      Delete
    2. If your man is pushing you away and acting distant

      Or if the guy you’re after isn’t giving you the time of day...

      Then it’s time to pull out all the stops.

      Because 99% of the time, there is only 1 thing you can say to a standoffish guy that will grab him by the heartstrings-

      And get his blood pumping at just the thought of you.

      Insert subject line here and link it to: <=========> Your ex won’t be able to resist?

      Once you say this to him, or even send this simple phrase in a text message...

      It will flip his world upside down and you will suddenly find him chasing you-

      And even begging to be with you.

      Here’s what I’m talking about: <=========> Is your man hiding something? He may need your help?

      Thanks again.























      Delete
  2. This is an intresting blog that you have posted, you shares a lot of things about Dublin Counselling Centre,Counsellors Dublin, Ireland and Affordable Counselling.Which are very

    informative for us.Thanks

    ReplyDelete
  3. This is an intresting blog that you have posted, you shares a lot of things about Cheap Counselling Dublin,Anger Management Counselling Dublin and Affordable Counselling.Which are very informative for us.Thanks

    ReplyDelete
  4. This is an intresting blog that you have posted, you shares a lot of things about Cheap Counselling Dublin,Anger Management Counselling Dublin and Affordable Counselling.Which are very informative for us.Thanks

    ReplyDelete
  5. This is an intresting blog that you have posted, you shares a lot of things about Cheap Counselling Dublin,Anger Management Counselling Dublin and Affordable Counselling.Which are very informative for us.Thanks

    ReplyDelete
  6. good work.......is this type of counselling applicable in the African model of counselling

    ReplyDelete
  7. MY EX IS FINALLY BACK TO ME

    I was so depressed when my ex left me for another woman. it made me felt like i was not relevant and my heart and love life was seriously destroyed. i could not concentrate in anything i was doing. i went online and searched for help but could not find any genuine spell caster until i went to Ocala Florida to visit my aunt to ease the depression and loneliness. when i got to Florida, i explained to my aunt who then felt pity for me and told me the secret she have not told anyone about the success in her marriage with her man. she then took me to the temple of powerful Dr. Ugo Wonders whom i met and explained my problems to. he promised to help me because of my aunt. i trusted his words and provided him with the materials needed to help me get my ex back and to my greatest surprise, after 48 hours of casting the spell, my Ex cam back on his knees begging for me to forgive him. i was shocked and surprised at the magic. we are happily married now and everything is working fine with us.I promised Dr. Ugo that i will never keep this a secret because he brought back my life and my world and that i will hare my testimony to the general public.
    My advice goes to any one out there who is emotionally depressed or having any similar relationship problem, to contact Dr. Ugo wonders the ultimate spell caster via his direct email generalspelltemple@gmail.com or call his temple line on +1 386-336-9876 he is the best in Florida....



    MY EX IS FINALLY BACK TO ME

    I was so depressed when my ex left me for another woman. it made me felt like i was not relevant and my heart and love life was seriously destroyed. i could not concentrate in anything i was doing. i went online and searched for help but could not find any genuine spell caster until i went to Ocala Florida to visit my aunt to ease the depression and loneliness. when i got to Florida, i explained to my aunt who then felt pity for me and told me the secret she have not told anyone about the success in her marriage with her man. she then took me to the temple of powerful Dr. Ugo Wonders whom i met and explained my problems to. he promised to help me because of my aunt. i trusted his words and provided him with the materials needed to help me get my ex back and to my greatest surprise, after 48 hours of casting the spell, my Ex cam back on his knees begging for me to forgive him. i was shocked and surprised at the magic. we are happily married now and everything is working fine with us.I promised Dr. Ugo that i will never keep this a secret because he brought back my life and my world and that i will hare my testimony to the general public.
    My advice goes to any one out there who is emotionally depressed or having any similar relationship problem, to contact Dr. Ugo wonders the ultimate spell caster via his direct email generalspelltemple@gmail.com or call his temple line on +1 386-336-9876 he is the best in Florida....

    ReplyDelete
  8. DIVORCE AND MARITAL BREAKTHROUGH

    It all started when my husband cheated on me with another woman unknowing to him that the woman is a wizard, the woman castes a spell on my husband which made my husband change his feelings towards me and the kids and broke our 6 years marriage. i was confused and stressed because of the pains of being a single mother, when i called a friend and explained my marital challenges to her, she instructed and directed me to contact a great powerful spell caster called Dr. Ugo Wonders living in Florida. i contacted Dr. Ugo and explained my problems, he assured me his help and it was 100% guaranteed. i provided the materials for the spell and in 48 hours, after Dr Ugo Wonders of generalspelltemple@gmail.com finished casting the spell, my husband was free from the evil woman spell and he came back home to us a day after begging us to forgive him. i was so shocked and short of words and here i am today happily testifying so the world can know how this great man helped me with his real powerful spell.
    To every one with marital problem, divorce issues, lost lover or any relationship related issues, you can contact Dr. Ugo wonders the ultimate spell caster via his email address generalspelltemple@gmail.com or call his mobile number directly on +13863369876

    ReplyDelete
  9. REALLY INFORMATIVE BLOG AND STRAIGHT TO THE POINT

    ReplyDelete
  10. Thank you for sharing such great information. can you help me in finding out more detail on  sector 57 school gurgaon

    ReplyDelete
  11. Thanks for sharing informative content for us which is so interesting. Keep it up.
    Counselling and family therapy in india

    ReplyDelete
  12. very useful, thank you so much.

    ReplyDelete
  13. Get the full details of AP EAMCET 2018 Counselling dates and other details here. The AP EAMCET counselling date 2018 is expected to begin by 26th May 2018. All EAMCET counselling dates of AP have been given in this article. Check out the full procedure of AP EAMCET counselling 2018 here.

    ReplyDelete
  14. I'm from the United States. And i have a good news to share to the entire world. Do you need your ex husband or lover urgently? I want to tell you that you need not to worry because i have a good news for those out there that are faced or similar to such situation because there is always a hope and a solution to all problem. There is a great spell caster called Dr IyaryI who can really solve all your problems. Getting my lover back is what i can't imagine but when I was losing my husband Cohen. I needed help and somewhere to turn badly but my Cousin told me about this spell caster who also helped her on the Internet. I thought it won't work but i just tried to give this man a chance and i ordered a LOVE SPELL. Two days later, my phone rang. Cohen was his old self again and wanted to come back to me! Not only come back, This is truly miraculous and the spell caster opened him up to know how much I love and needs him. This Spell Casting isn’t brainwashing, but he opened up his eyes to know how much love we have to share together. I recommend anyone who is in my old situation to try him because he will help you and make things be the way it ought to be. If you have such problem or similar to this, please contact him on his email: driayaryi2012@hotmail.com. And also Reach him on WhatsApp Number: +2349057915709 Thank you Dr IyaryI. May your gods ever reward you for your good..

    ReplyDelete
  15. Nice blog provides many informative and helpful articles. Thanks for sharing the information. Looking for more updates in future.
    Career Counselling in Lucknow

    ReplyDelete
  16. These days, around half of all marriages end in divorce.

    That’s a pretty sad statistic… especially because so many of those divorces are preventable.

    In reality, many marriages end prematurely. Why? Well, there are two reasons.

    Neither spouse knows how to prevent the passion, intimacy, and romantic connection from gradually fading away.
    They make the 3 “Marriage Murdering Mistakes” that very few people know about… and sadly, these 3 mistakes can quickly drive your marriage into disaster and divorce.
    If you’re in this situation…

    If your marriage is dead-as-a-doornail…

    If you’re heading towards divorce, or even if you’re already at that point…

    Then a new video by marriage coach Brad Browning will show you how to stop the downward spiral and breathe some life back into your relationship. (Brad’s a freakin’ genius, by the way.)

    =>Begin Repairing Your Marriage *Today* <=

    I wish I could force every couple experiencing a marriage crisis to watch this new video… because the strategies Brad reveals in it are extremely powerful and might be the difference between “unhappily divorced” and “happily ever after”.

    The best part is that you can apply the techniques described in his video on your own… without your wife even being aware that you’re making an effort to save the marriage.

    So don’t lose hope just because your partner refuses to attend marriage counselling, or won’t put in the effort to fix the problems that are slowly eating away at your marriage.

    Watch the video now by clicking here: Transform Your Marriage in Minutes<=

    There’s no catch to this, and no marketing gimmicks… just a complimentary in-depth guide to saving your marriage.

    At the very least, you should watch the first few minutes where Brad reveals the 3 ‘Marriage Murdering Mistakes’… these 3 massive myths alone are a huge reason why nearly half of all marriages end in divorce.

    Don’t give up on love yet. Take action today and begin re-building your marriage… start by clicking the link below to watch the video now.

    ==> Fix Your Marriage – Start Making HAPPY Memories<==

    The techniques in the video have already worked for hundreds of married couples…. and they’ll work for you, too. What are you waiting for?

    Here’s to a happy, healthy, and long-lasting marriage!

    Talk to you soon,

    -[[Ana]]-

    ReplyDelete