Previous Chapter Chapter 17: Respectful Counseling: An Integrative Multidimensional Model for Counselors
Michael D'Andrea & Judy Daniels
Chapter 17: Respectful Counseling: An Integrative Multidimensional Model for Counselors
The respectful counseling model represents a new, comprehensive, and integrative way of thinking about the persons who are directly involved in the process of counseling. This includes clients who seek professional assistance and mental health practitioners (e.g., counselors, psychologists, social workers, etc.) who are responsible for providing psychological services to persons from diverse groups and backgrounds in an effective and ethical manner. Two general assumptions represent the foundation on which this new theoretical framework is based.
The first assumption rests in the belief that the ultimate goal of counseling and psychotherapy ...