Motivation Reflection Essay


Motivations for helping 2


Our professor asked us to meet in a park one afternoon to take part in an activity. I did not attend this activity, but I think I know what the purpose of it was, which I will look at later. At different points in a


 life, they might need to access a person in a helping profession for various reasons. It is very important to look at the reasons why there are so many people in a helping role. In this paper I will explore many of my motivations, concerns and I will talk about the impact that these motivations and concerns will have on my work that I do as a professional.

Some Motivations

Corey and Corey (2011) states that an individual should examine their own reasons why they are choosing a career in the helping field, which will help the individual learn the importance of becoming a helper. They identify many motivations in the chapter. As I read these, I found a few that are relatable to me. First, I believe

that I can make an impact in someone’s life (Corey and Corey, 2011).

I  believe that the most important thing someone can do in their life is to make an impact on another person. I want to be able to be the person that can support someone as they change who they are and how they view the world. I want to be able to feel the joy of empowering someone and helping them change their life for the better, and I think that being involved in a helping  profession can help me do that for someone. I recognize that every client is different, and that some will even come to me not wanting to change themselves for the better. But even having the

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