The clinical aspect of human services involves a variety of strategies and practices, all of which involve ethical principles and considerations. These do not come out of thin air, however; they are based on research findings and grounded in theory. To be successful in this field, it is important to understand this research and these theories, and how they connect with specific practices.
For this discussion, you will be evaluating a therapeutic approach based on the research that supports it. Develop a main response in which you address the following:
- Identify the main arguments for and against psychdiagnosis. Evaluate these arguments, and provide your point of view on this practice.
- Describe some of the research findings regarding the psychotherapy process.
- Explain how these findings could inform your work as a human services professional.