Based on “Yalom, Irvin D. 2002. “The Gift of Therapy” book source.
Please summary all the aspects pointed in the following 2 topics and add the appropriate information based on these.
2-3 paragraphs about; Counsellors;”using your own feelings as data”: 1). One of our major tasks in therapy is to
pay attention to our immediate feelings, they represent precious data. Therefore, it is important to use therapy for
counsellors to develop a deep knowledge of ourselves, eliminate the majority of your blind spots, and have a
good base of the patient experience. It is important to focus on “boredom or confusion” in therapy with clients or
therapy. Follow your educational feelings with clients. How a counselor should follow her feeling ethically? and develop a deep knowledge of ourselves, eliminate the majority of your blind spots, and have a good base of the patient experience?
2-3 paragraphs about; “counseling transparency and Universality” 2). In group therapy is universality. Clients
begin therapy feeling unique in their wretchedness: believe they alone have thoughts and fantasies that are
awful, forbidden, tabooed, sadistic, selfish, and sexually perverse. The self-disclosure of similar thoughts by
other group members is wonderfully confronting and provides a welcoming experience. In individual therapy,
clients disclose many feelings that thoughts we counselors have also experience and there are a place and a time
in therapy for sharing these. What a counselor should express in self-disclosure ethically?