Written assignment 1 – Essay

Written assignment 1 – Essay

First, read the article provided in the files section entitled:- Multimodel treatment of the BASIC ID by Arnold Lazarus (1973). (Seminal Paper) – Accurate assessment of a person with a mental illness is a crucial process to be undertaken by any mental health clinician. The Multimodel assessment template (MMT) and approach by Arnold Lazarus (1973) provides clinicians with a comprehensive assessment approach. The Multimodal assessment (MMT) and treatment follows seven reciprocally influential dimensions of personality (or modalities) known by their acronym BASIC ID., behaviour, affect, sensation, imagery, cognition, interpersonal relationships, and drugs/biology. Assignment Task: In view of the above statement, your task is to critically examine, analyse and critique the (MMT), assessment approach based the acronym BASIC ID (Lazarus, 1973). Outline the benefits and disadvantages of this CBT approach in relation to your interactions with any of your client. – 3000 words. – All other references please no older that 7 years old