Comparing focused psychology strategies.


nstructions Part A (20 marks) Word count: 1000 words Begin by watching the demonstration of an initial Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) counselling interview with an adolescent client. Link for the video of Lucy who is experiencing low mood and has been refered to the counsellor. Now provide a critical analysis of the counselling session. In your analysis, consider the following points: How competently the therapist conducted the interview. Provide specific examples from the session to support the argument you are making. The appropriateness of cognitive behavioural therapy for this client. Remember to substantiate your response with reference to the specifics of the session and the literature. What other focused psychological strategy/ies may be effective for this client and her concerns? Provide a rationale for your response. Any ethical concerns that arose in the session for the mental health practitioner. If you were in the shoes of this client, how would you describe your experience of this therapeutic interview? Remember to substantiate your answer with reference to the specifics of the session and the literature. Part B (20 marks) Word count: 1000 words Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is increasingly being used to treat symptoms of generalised anxiety in young people. Critically discuss the effectiveness of ACT, when compared to traditional Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), in treating this mental health concern.