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Two challenges in clinical supervision assisting counselor interns as they build their facilitation, conceptualization, and intervention skills, plus gaining understanding of the clients they serve assisting counselor interns recognize and balance their internal differing points of view
This is where The Six Hats Model comes in.
Using the Six Hats Model can aid in gaining different points of view and helping in making a decision
The technique is a metaphorical way to view a problem or a counseling situation around six different viewpoints following a certain color scheme and using the theme of thinking hats.
The Six Thinking Hats technique is cognitively based utilizing de Bono’s own theoretical perspective of Parallel Thinking (de Bono, 2008).
Parallel Thinking provides a method of thought processing that is practical, constructive, and invites participants to give their full attention to one point of view at a time.
The Six Thinking Hats model of conducting supervision appears to offer several benefits for interns as a method of exploring options for working with challenging clients. Ethics requirements met.