Analysis of case study using a psychoanalytic theory approach, psychology homework help

Read the “Case Study Analysis.”

Write a 750-1,000-word analysis of the case study using a
psychoanalytic theory approach. Include the following in your analysis.

  1. What will be the
    goals of counseling and what intervention strategies are used to
    accomplish those goals?
  2. Is your theory
    designed for short- or long-term counseling?
  3. What will be the
    counselor’s role with this client?
  4. What is the
    client’s role in counseling?
  5. For what
    population(s) is this theory most appropriate? How does this theory
    address the social and cultural needs of the client?
  6. What additional
    information might be helpful to know about this case?
  7. What may be a
    risk in using this approach?

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  Case Study

Name: Ana

age:  24


Presenting Problem

Client states, “I recently lost my job and feel hopeless. I
can’t sleep and don’t feel like eating.” Client also reports she has lost 10
pounds during the last two months. Client states that she is a solo parent and
is worried about becoming homeless. Client states, “I worry all the time. I
can’t get my brain to shut off. My husband is in the military and currently
serving in an overseas combat zone for the next eight months. I worry about him
all the time.”

Behavioral Observations

Client arrived 30 minutes early for her appointment. Client
stated that she had never been in counseling before. Client depressed and
anxious, as evidenced by shaking hands and tearfulness as she filled out her
intake paperwork. Ana made little eye contact as she described what brought her
into treatment. Client speech was halting. Client affect flat. Client appeared
willing to commit to eight sessions of treatment authorized by her insurance

General Background

Client is a 24-year-old first-generation immigrant from
Guatemala. Ana was furloughed from her job as a loan officer at local bank
three months ago. Client reported that she was from a wealthy family in
Guatemala, but does not want to ask for help. Client speaks fluent Spanish.


Client has completed one year of college with a major in
business. Client states that she left college after her son was born as she
found it difficult to manage a baby, college, and a full-time job.

Family Background

Client is the middle of four siblings. Client has two older
brothers and one younger sister. Client’s parents have been married for 27
years. Client states that she has had a “close” relationship with her family,
although she states that her father is a “heavy drinker.” Client states that
all her brothers and sisters have graduated from college and have professional
careers. Client states that her father is a banker and her mother is an
educator. Client states that she has not seen her family for 1 year. Client has
a 1-year-old son and states that she is sometimes “overwhelmed” by raising him

Major Stressors

of family and supportive friends

problems due to job loss

deployed overseas

a baby by herself

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