Write a 1,200-1,500-word essay that describes the characteristics and roles you hope to embody as a counselor

The textbook and the readings for this first topic begin to describe some of the key elements for a successful therapeutic relationship.

Write a 1,200-1,500-word essay that describes the characteristics and roles you hope to embody as a counselor and the counselor dispositions that you want to bring with you. You may write in the first person for this assignment. Include the following in your paper:

  • Your role as the therapist in the counseling process within community and private mental health systems
  • Refer to the Counselor Dispositions. Which of these dispositions will you incorporate into the counseling relationship and how?

*Counseling skills you plan to practice for building rapport with clients

*Strategies to advocate for persons with mental health issues

*Please include the introduction and conclusion and use  APA Style Guide

*Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.