Case study exercise

PS5003: Case Study ExerciseAB is a 25 year old woman; a mother of 2 children (aged 7 and 5), she was born in and lives in Whitechapel. Both her parents were born in Bangladesh and live locally. She did well at school with good GCSES and A levels. She left school and became married soon after finishing school. She talked to her GP describing how she felt that her life was controlled by her parents, and feels there is little love between herself and her husband. She has been given a diagnosis of depression. She has been given a prescription for SSRI antidepressants and has been referred by her GP for counselling. She attends the counselling session that takes place in a small room in a brightly lit community building. She is seen by 45 year old female counsellor from the same faith and cultural background.C=Counsellor P= PatientC: So what seems to be the problem? P: [takes a minute to speak] . .. . I dont really know . . . .[there is another 2 minute pause] C: Well, you must have some idea about why you have come. P: My Dr told me to come . . . C: Well it says here that you have been staying at home, not doing the shopping, unable to pick the children up from school . . . it does sound like there are problems . . . P: Well my mother picks the children up, she likes doing it .. . so thats OK. C: You dont want to go yourself? P: I would like to . .. its stupid, I just cant go . . . I cant stand outside the school and wait . . . I hate that . .. C: Why? P: I dont really know . . . its just . . . C: You dont like to talk to the other parents? P: Not really . .. I dont know what to say . . . [there is a long silence of several minutes] C: Do they talk to you? P: Sometimes. C: Are they friendly? P: Theyre OK . . . I dont know what to say . . .[There is a long pause of several minutes]C: You dont seem to want me to help?P: I dont know what you can do . . .You need to answer the following questions on one Word document. You should reference your work.Questions:1. Write your impression of this encounter (100 words).2. Explain both of the terms transference and counter-transference (250 words). You must reference these descriptions and refer to the history of the concepts and how they are used in therapy/counselling contexts.3. Describe how both concepts of transference and counter-transference might be making an appearance in this encounter (250 words).4. Describe your own social and cultural position (in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, religion or anything else that you think might be relevant) (200 words) .If this is different, how might these differences impact on the counselling?5. If you were the counsellor how might you approach this encounter? (200 words)Referencing Books. 1.Whitfield,G and Davidson A. (2007) Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Explained .Chapter 2. 2.Theoretical Development of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Rogers. C . The Foundation Of The Person-Centred Approach. 3.Stumm, G (2006) A Person Centred Approach From An Existential Perspective. 4.Medical Model, Counselling Model. Laplanche. Pontalis. (Transference)