Clinical Psychology Abstract This document first identifies the two situations (type of clients, nature of presenting concern) in which group counselling may be more effective than individual counselling. Next the author goes on to identify three general characteristics shared by most stage models of cognitive, moral, and/or ego development and finally the document lists three advantages and three disadvantages of using a projective technique/test over a standardized quantitative measure/test. The Identify two situations (type of clients, nature of presenting concern) in which group counselling may be more effective than individual counselling. Group counselling is more popular than individual counselling because as humans we live in group...The end:
.....t in terms of qualitative data. The disadvantages of using projective technique over quantitative measures is as follows The data is not as objective as it would be with quantitative measures The data can be biased due to the qualitative nature. Last but not least since the data that is used is qualitative it may be considered as less reliable that quantitative data. References Gibson, R. L., & Mitchell, M. H. (2008). Introduction to counseling and guidance (7th edition). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall Inc. Kohlberg & Wasserman (1980) and Schvaneveldt & Adams (1983), The Cognitive-Developmental Approach and the Practicing Counselor: An Opportunity for Counsellors to Rethink their roles, The Personnel and Guidance Journal.