Discussion Post: Ethical Dilemma
• What is the difference between a boundary-focused approach and a relationally-oriented approach (as per Combs & Freedman) in therapy?
• Under what conditions would you do the following (by answering these questions, you are starting to self-assess and design "policies" for your practice--some of which you might include in your contract with your client):
o Accept gifts from clients?
o Buy your client's services or products?
o Become business partners?
• Why should a therapist be cautious when self-disclosing?
The response should include a reference list. One-inch margins, Using Times New Roman 12 pnt font, double-space and APA style of writing and citations.