HELPING RELATIONSHIPS Unit 2 (CHARACTERISTICS OF HELPERS (Positive view…
Conversation between an interviewer and an interviewee.
Encompasses all the activities we use to assist another person, whether we have therapeutic relationship or not.
counselling and psychotherapy
Professional helping services provided by trained individuals who have contracts with theirs clients to assist them in attaining their goal.
Coaching is a powerful relationship for making important change in people’s lives.
More emphasis on the
A strong form of encouragement
More emphasis on gaining
More emphasis on the pathology
and accurate diagnosis.
The Different between professional helping and friendship
Assists clients to deal with their issues
The client welfare is of paramount importance.
You have a contract to help the client make specific changes on his/her life.
Based on the assumption that we are there for each other-a two-way street
No agreement or contract for change
CHARACTERISTICS OF HELPERS
Positive view of humankind
Stable and Mentally Healthy
Good self-care skills
Intelligent and Psychologically Minded
Structured and Unstructured Helping
Community and general human concern
Characteristics of The Therapeutic Relationship
Maintaining a strong helper/helpee relationship.
Increasing helpee’s motivation and expectation of help
Enhancing helpee’s sense of mystery or self-efficacy.
Providing new learning experiences.
Raising emotional arousal.
Providing opportunities to practice new behaviours.