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Client/Counselor Roles

Identify the main roles of the counselor and the client. Within the role of counselors you have identified, describe how we can create appropriate boundaries with ourselves while enhancing our work with our clients and assisting them in fulfilling their roles.

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The main role of the counselor is to be the client's advocate. The counselor's job is to help the client. The client came to the counselor because he or she was having one or more issues, usually these issues are emotional or psychological in nature. The counselor has to inform the client of the boundaries of the relationship, the purpose of the relationship, about informed consent, and about confidentiality. It ...

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What are the roles of the client and counselor and how to establish proper boundaries.