The Case of Stan

The Case of Stan

After reading through the sections on the case of Stan in chapter 1 of the Corey text, consider the following questions:

What is the importance of building a therapeutic relationship with someone like Stan?

As a therapist, how would you go about building a therapeutic alliance with Stan?

If you were in Stan’s shoes, what would you most need to hear from the counselor in the first session to feel comfortable about engaging in therapy?

Please be sure to ask questions and comment on your peers’ responses, and respond to their questions and comments regarding your own response.