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Treatment Plan Exercise

Uploaded by CaseyP on Jun 19, 2017









Treatment Plan Exercise
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Client Name: _________Yang_________________________________ Date of Birth: ______N/A________
Gender: _Female___ Age: ___41 years__________ Race: _____Brown________ Client Ethnicity: ______Chinese______________

Reason for referral for counseling: Yang presented symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) following the death of her son, Daiyang in the earthquake, as well as, the subsequent pregnancy, months after her son’s death. Other reasons may include;
• She reported frequent flashbacks and disturbing memories of the scene of her son’s death that made her feel anxious and miserable
• She was unwilling to talk about the earthquake
• Yang reported significant sleep difficulties, memory difficulties, and anhedonia
• After getting pregnant again, Yang reported nausea and loss of appetite
• She reported problems in interacting along with her husband and neighbors
Concern 1: Disturbing memories as shown by the frequent flashbacks and nightmares related to the scene of her son’s death outside the building
Goal for improvement: Disturbing memories and symptoms of PTSD will be significantly reduced and they will no longer interfere with Yang’s functioning.
Objective 1: Yang will identify the issues that trigger the bad memories about her son’s death
Objective 2: She will be involved in an additional physical activity or sport
Objective 3: Yang will learn coping skills necessary for emotional regulations, for example, training herself not to think much about her son’s death
Concern 2: Avoidance to think about the earthquake as shown by Yang’s tendency to avoid news related to the Chinese earthquake (Leahy, Holland & McGinn, 2012)
Goal for improvement: Increasing contact with people, places and things that bring back the memories of her son’s death
Objective 1: Yang will list down the places, people or things that remind her about the earthquake
Objective 2: She will avoid staying isolated in her house and try to maintain contact with these places or people
Objective 3: Yang will be taught that turning to drugs or alcohol is a wrong way of reducing the pain and she should avoid drugs entirely
Concern 3: Physical stress as indicated by difficulties in sleeping, anger, anxiety, and conflicts with her husband (Leahy, Holland & McGinn, 2012)
Goal for improvement: Reestablishing a normal mood by becoming happy and confident, as well as, having enough sleep
Objective 1: Yang will be sleeping for 7 hours in a day
Objective 2: Yang and her husband will establish a timetable of family activities so that she can build a positive relationship with her spouse
Objective 3: She will start gaining mental strength by not dwelling much on the past, but focusing on the future
Primary Diagnosis: Stressor: The person was...

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Uploaded by:   CaseyP

Date:   06/19/2017

Category:   Medicine

Length:   3 pages (692 words)

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