You will write a conceptualization paper of a chosen movie character/case, this will be your “client.” (To be explained further in class). Requirements: 8 page max, double-spaced, Times New Roman 12 pt. font, APA style.
Identifying information of the client (about 4-5 sentences long): age, gender, race, marital status, living situation, and education.
Conceptualization of the Problem
Therapist’s conceptualization of the problem: You must include two goals and three strategies for therapy with this client. For example: Your understanding of the problem utilizing your choice of one of the theoretical models studied in class. Your explanation of the presenting problem should include some central themes and dynamics of the client’s personality. You must describe the client’s problem as explained by the chosen theory.
Include at least 3 key concepts (total) of the theories that specifically relate to the character. “Therapy with this client will focus on increasing his self-care. Better self-care would include….A short-term self-care goal would be… and a longer-term goal would be…. The following therapeutic strategies will be used in order to achieve these goals: 1) The client will explore and assess his current self-care regimen. 2) The client will explore ways to increase his self-care behaviors in his daily life.” ***Make sure to explain how you would conduct each strategy, do not just list each one.
What would it be like to work with this client? Challenges/Rewards?