Goal 1: Sven will learn the skills necessary to maintain a sober lifestyle, and to cope with his lung cancer and stressed life.
Objective 1: Sven will learn to express negative and positive feelings to his wife, to overcome his depression and to avoid smoking. Sven will be able to say positive things to himself too. Sven will also apply some healthy skills upon himself to reduce and then eliminate the problem.
Objective 2: After our meeting about the importance of workout and healthy physical activities, Sven will create a schedule for himself that allows him to work out on the daily basis. Sven will develop recreational programs to add fun in his life.
Objective 3: After a few visits, Sven will be having antidepressant medication. Through proper medication he will be able to identify his recovery plan. Sven will be able to describe the reasons behind his smoking habit.
Goal 2: Sven will understand how smoking and lung cancer are interconnected and how can they affect his health.
Objective 1: Sven will be able to identify about his smoking habit that it can affect his own health and can also put his lung cancer in a severe position. That will help him quit smoking when he gets to know about the harmful effects of smoking and already what serious effects have been caused to him from smoking.
Objective 2: After our first session, Sven will make follow-ups appointments to monitor the progression of his lung cancer. So that he keeps himself updated about the progress he is showing in his treatment.
Objective 3: Following an education session, Sven will demonstrate the actions to take when he feels that his smoking has dropped down and if he feels that there is a complication with himself or his lungs because of the cancer.