The psychodynamic therapist should also be attentive by observing the non-verbal communication of the client and the like gestures and the body movements during the conversation thus he should be able to recognize any inconveniences while in the process of carrying out the therapy. While the client is expected to convey their reactions and what they observe as they share their life incidents with his or her therapist.
Since this theory involves a dialogue between the client and the therapist therefore each of them given the responsibility of establishing a friendly environment in order to understand each other before going on with the experiment This therapy works hand in hand with behavioral therapy which brings an establishment of the skills that may be applied in the solving of a number of problems.
Research indicates that the counselors, prefer this method and the reason for this is that it creates a distinction between external problems and internal changes to be made by an individual, we find that the internal changes are meant to help in the assessment of the problems the child is facing, this is usually done by self-evaluation, including the evaluation of other people surrounding the affected person and his the life expectations.
External changes are applied in the handling of the present situations by the use of management skills which include communication, life management and the skills required to develop a better relationship with environment of the client. The goal of this therapy is to allow the individual to have an opportunity to be optimistic and create reality in his prospects and thus reduction of depression.
It therefore enables the dejected individual to be acquainted with life troubles which are decisive and those that are of no importance which help him to come up with positive life objectives that is to be optimistic. We also find that in this theory the problem solving therapy technique is applied whereby the therapist is put in a position of identifying the causative of the disorder and finding the solution to avoid further damage to the client. (Chopra and Kulhara, 1996)
The therapist is found to be using the following methods in order to resolve such issues; Therapeutic relationship; under this we find that a better relationship between the client and the counselor is established. The client is therefore required to build trust and safety on the counselor although sometimes it is argued that the client finds it hard to build trust on the counselor thus they end up not giving full information about the causative factor of their illness.
According to the counseling practices safety is considered as a leading factor to a safety therapeutic trauma work. In this case the patient may be found to be having a number of characteristics that may hinder him from building trust and safety on the therapist. Counseling has always been regarded as the best method used by this therapy which is believed to be dealing with clients suffering from various disorders, thus it helps the client in handling a number of issues which are found to be causing the disorders.
In rare cases this practice requires skilled professionals to deal with issues ranging from education, marriage, individuals and families. These professionals are therefore required to have acquired the following in their practices in order to understand the client’s problem. The therapist should develop good listening skills, empathy, and also should be genuine since he will be required to tell the truth even if the subject matter is not that good to the patient.