A friend asks your advice about picking a psychotherapist. Your friend says, “My cousin told me to find a counselor who practices cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy, but my aunt said I should find a psychodynamic therapist. What do you think?”
Write a paper that includes a detailed description of the suggestions you would give your friend. Explain in detail the rationale for your suggestions. Please review the Giving Advice about Treatment Scoring Guide prior to submission so that you address all required grading criteria.
For this assignment, you are expected to meet the following requirements:
Title page: Include your name, course, date, and instructor.
Abstract: No abstract is required for the assignment.
Reference: No references are required beyond the assigned readings. Additional references may be used.
Written communication: Written communication is free of errors that detract from the overall message.
APA formatting: Resources and citations are formatted according to APA sixth edition style and formatting.
Length of paper: Five to eight typed, double-spaced pages
Font and font size: Arial, 11 point.
Do not use too much writing space summarizing the articles. Rather, synthesize the perspectives from the articles into a reasonable and pragmatic resolution of this controversial topic.
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