Create a 10–15 page hypothetical dialogue that occurs during an initial session with a client. In the dialogue, demonstrate the basic counseling skills of empathy, reflective listening, and summarizing. Also, demonstrate your ability to create a good therapeutic relationship through appropriate goal setting and treatment planning in collaboration with your client. After the dialogue, in 4–6 additional pages, justify the way you conducted the session with references to at least ten peer-reviewed articles or book chapters.
Be sure to review the scoring guide for this assignment to see how you will be assessed for this assignment. Review the Demonstration of Empirically Supported Counseling Procedures course project description to prepare for the final project and to see how this assignment will be incorporated into the final project.