Explore BrainMass

Explore BrainMass

    Boundary issues and dual relationships in psychology

    This content was COPIED from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

    What are boundary issues and dual relationships in the field of psychology and what is the difference between the two concepts. Why do these present an ethical issue?

    © BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com June 4, 2020, 12:56 am ad1c9bdddf
    https://brainmass.com/psychology/abnormal-psychology/boundary-issues-dual-relationships-psychology-369002

    Solution Preview

    Boundary issues occur in a therapist/ client relationship when the psychologist fails to conduct him/herself in a professional manner when in therapy with a client. They occur when a therapist places his/her needs above the needs of his/her clients and the therapist gains personally and /or professionally at the cleint's expense. Some examples of these issues include the therapist sharing personal information with his/her client, therapists doing favors for a client and therapists accepting gifts from a client or slipping into patterns of practice that are not client centered.

    Dual relationships exist whenever a therapist interacts with a client in any capacity beyond the role of a therapist, for ...

    Solution Summary

    This solution discusses boundary issues and dual relationships in the field of psychology.

    $2.19

    ADVERTISEMENT