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Mental Health Therapist
An explanation of the work of mental health therapists.
# 105213 | 841 words | 1 source | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Jun 30, 2008 in Medical and Health (General) , Ethics (General)


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Description:

This paper describes the role and ethics of a mental health therapist and the importance of putting the needs of the clients first and allowing them to maintain dignity at all times.

From the Paper:

"Proceeding further, an ethical counselor will recognize that he or she is in a position of power relative to his or her clients. As a result, fostering dependency or using someone's vulnerability to exploit him or her in some way - sexual and/or financial exploitation are the two things that come to mind immediately - is repellant and not at all what counseling should be about. To put it another way, an ethical counselor will put the needs of his or her clients first and will not use a respected professional position for self-aggrandizement that comes at the expense of others."

Sample of Sources Used:

  • American Mental Health Counselors Association. (2004). Code of Ethics of the American Mental Health Counselors Association (2000 Revision). AMHCA: American Mental Health Counselors Association. Retrieved September 10, 2007 from <http://www.amhca.org/code/#11>

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APA Format

Mental Health Therapist (2008, June 30) Retrieved February 27, 2020, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/mental-health-therapist-105213/

MLA Format

"Mental Health Therapist" 30 June 2008. Web. 27 February. 2020. <https://www.academon.com/term-paper/mental-health-therapist-105213/>

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