Psychotherapy: Assignment 4: Practicum – Week 10 Journal Entry

Assignment 4: Practicum – Week 10 Journal Entry

Reflect on your overall practicum experience in this course. Then, address the following in your Practicum Journal: The experience has been positive.

· Explain whether your therapeutic theory has changed as a result of your practicum experiences. Recall the theories you selected in Week 1

Pl ease see below Therapeutic theories from week 1

psychoanalytic theory and the Interpersonal theories

· Explain how you integrated the therapeutic approaches from this course in your clinical practice. Include how this helped you achieve the goals and objectives you developed in Week 1.

See below for Goals and Objective from week 1

· Explain how you might impact social change through your work with clients who have mental health issues.

· Support your approach with evidence-based literature.

Goals for personal practicum experiences

During this Individual Psychotherapy practicum experience, I plan to:

Identify and analyze my preceptor’s agency’s mission, vision, and values.

Observe preceptor while learning the use of various types of psychotherapy and nursing theory techniques in managing clients with complex mental health/substance abuse.

Observe assessment/counseling sessions Review, Evaluate different patient treatment options. Objectives for personal practicum experience

Demonstrate the use of advanced practice skills in the provision of mental health care/counseling for adults

Demonstrate/ Observe the use of various types of psychotherapy and nursing theory techniques in managing clients with complex mental health/substance abuse.

Observe/Demonstrate assessment/counseling sessions

provide compassionate care when necessary