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Developmental crisis refers to the problems that a person runs into in the course of the natural maturation process that require intervention therapy. The events that trigger the developmental crises come about during the maturation process. Therefore, one should view individuals in light of their developmental history. Erickson proposes some stages of development and among them is the adolescence stage that has the crisis of identity vs. role confusion. During their time, people ask themselves who they are in reality (Kanel, 2012).
There are various crisis intervention strategies to solve the arising developmental crises. For instance, the best method to employ in dealing with identity vs. role confusion crisis is counselling therapy. One should carry out an assessment of the crisis first and examine it basing on the development stage. In addition, the person should for those factors that actively contribute to the difficulty and the victim’s perception of the events that trigger the crisis. Counseling at this stage should reflect on the client’s struggle with the developmental issues. The counsellor should ensure that the clients take caution (Kanel,
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Problems of adolescents Problems of adolescents The key concept in this discussion paper is an in-depth analysis of the transitional stage of growth experienced between puberty and adulthood popularly presented as the start and ending point of teen age. The paper dwell on the problems associated with the persons who fall in this category of classification, challenges faced in handling these hiccups and responsive behaviors exhibited by these adolescence to attempt to counter balance the disequilibrium as a result of such voids created by these challenges.
Adolescence Major Changes in Adolescents Adolescence is the developmental stage that lies between childhood and adulthood. This is a very crucial stage, since it involves profound body changes, (physical, psychological and mental) that cause occasional turmoil in the adolescent.
The adolescents have challenges as they grow. They struggle to overcome stress that is accumulated from school, peer groups and family. Some result in self-harm. Self-harm involves hurting oneself by burning, taking unsafe substances, cutting the body, pulling the hair and piercing the body.
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This is precisely what necessitates life coaching for adolescents. They tend to find it difficult to balance between personal and social life. Life coaching is systematically designed to enable the adolescents to face the difficulties with confidence and ease.
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The need for attention from the opposite sex also increased. The need for privacy was also experienced and most of the time there is the need to test limits and rules that are imposed. The notion that the parent is the enemy and may not be as perfect as first thought in the early years becomes a source of conflict.
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The identity of my interviewee is kept confidential upon request and will not therefore be disclosed anywhere in this report. However, he, being a previous addict, offers valuable insight on the menace of drug abuse that continue to plague our societies in