Theories are used to inform counselors of ethical and evidence-based practices. To ensure optimal support for clients, counselors should know when and how to apply theories that have been proven to be effective with intervention. Counselors improve in their practice when they understand their clients and the theories that they can use to interpret clients’ situations and guide them toward treatment.
For this assignment, choose 1 of these theories from the textbook that you might use to counsel individuals in crisis:
- 500-725 word
- Explain how you would use this theory in your counseling practice to support individuals in crisis.
- Support your ethical use of the theory with academic research to justify your explanation.