89 year old African American female living in the long term facility. He was diagnosed with Anxiety disorder. Patient on Xanax 30mg twice a day. Patient was seen by psych MD and no medication was recommended. Stable at this time
Select a client that you observed or counseled this week. Then, address the following in your Practicum Journal:
- Describe the client (without violating HIPAA regulations) and identify any pertinent history or medical information, including prescribed medications.
- Using the DSM-5, explain and justify your diagnosis for this client.
- Explain whether cognitive behavioral therapy would be effective with this client. Include expected outcomes based on this therapeutic approach. Support your approach with evidence-based literature.
- Explain any legal and/or ethical implications related to counseling this client.