Your task is then to apply each counselling theory, whilst comparing and contrasting the different ways in which each theory could be applied in an effort to help your client(s) with his/her/their problem:
Your answer must include the following:
1. Identification of the historical origins and evolution of BOTH of your chosen theories
2. Details about the typical counsellor/client relationship and any other elements of the chosen theories.
Purpose In write describe exactly what you are going to write about. Set the scene: State the aim/purpose of the report e.g. The purpose of this report is to discuss the development of Australian social policies. (This section should be written in present tense) Include what the report will recommend. (You need to add this in when you have completed your recommendation section. Add this in last) This report will focus on the development of Australian policies
Background information Provide some background information about the topic. (e.g. (This section should be written in present and past tense)
Key Terms Include definitions e.g. social policies
4. Main body Tell the reader what you found out from your research. Organise the sections in a logical sequence: what you investigated, what you found, what interpretations and what judgements you made. Use short informative headings and subheadings.
5. Conclusion What has been achieved and what is the significance of your findings and your discussion? Have your aims been successful or not?