Freudian Theory Case Study

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Table of ContentsTASK 1............................................................................................................................................11. Main concepts of Freudian theory and how would use them in counseling 12. Erikson's psychosocial stages and how do you supply them in counseling practice 23. Stages of lifespan development and affects the counseling practice 34. Piaget's stages of cognitive development.....................................................................................45. Elements of nature-nurture theory of development and how to apply to counseling work 46. Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs and how it applies to your work as a counselor 57. Two personality and development theories as they relate to your work as a counselor 58. What documentation is required in the counseling relationship that supports current and futurepractice 69. Attachment theory describes issues encountered as an adult due to poor attachment styles inearly life...........................................................................................................................................61. How the following personality and human development theories applies to the client..............1TASK 2............................................................................................................................................12. Compare and evaluate the impact and contributions of each theorist to the understanding ofpersonalities, cognitive and human development............................................................................13. Applying the above theories to assist Selena's understanding of her personal history...............2REFERENCES................................................................................................................................3
TASK 11. Main concepts of Freudian theory and how would use them in counselingFreudian theory is related to the human personality in which it describes the different stages ofdevelopment as well as early childhood experiences. Also, it is based upon how theseexperiences are consciously and unconsciously processed within human development stages. Italso helps in preparing an individual to shape their personality so that proper functioning can beattained (Singer and et. al., 2013). For instance, a child passes through several stages ofdevelopment which involves unresolved conflicts among physical drives, and social expectationmay arise and cause harm to the children. Following are the different stages of childhooddevelopment such as-Oral (0-1.5 years)- At this stage, child fixes all the things orally. However, if foundunsatisfactory then there is the likelihood of developing negative oral habits or behaviors.Anal (1.5-3 years)- Further, such stages as described by Freud is related to developinghealthy toilet and hygiene habits among children (Robertson and Combs, 2014).Phallic (3-5 years)- Here, girls and boys are attracted towards their parents of theopposite gender about love and care.Latency (5-12 years)- Children are developing dormant sexual feelings for opposite sex.Genital (12 to adults)- At this stage, all the previous stages of development areintegrated into the mind of children and thus develop healthy sexual feeling towardsopposite gender (Silverberg, 2013).Further, it could be stated that Psychosexual stages represented by Freud help in investigates thesexual experiences of children and their development so that it helps them to develop theirdifferent desires such as love, care, fear, and hate, etc. Thu, using Dream Analysis theory it helpsto use such Psychosexual concept as counseling and thus prove to be an important function forunconscious mind and serve as valuable indication that how an unconscious mind operates(Zhang, 2013).2. Erikson's psychosocial stages and how do you supply them in counselingpracticeErikson's psychosexual theory helps in evaluating the changes that occur in a social relationshipas well as self-understanding. However, theorist helps in describing the relationship between1
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