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Basic Counselling Skills

Basic Counselling Skills

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Basic Counseling Skills
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Attending Behavior
2.
Closed and Open-Ended Questions
3.
Paraphrase
4.
Summary
5.
Reflection
Attending Behavior
Orienting oneself physically andpsychological
Encourages the other person to talk
Lets the client know you’re listening
Conveys empathy
What Does Attending Behavior Look Like?SHOVLER
S
: Face the other
S
quarely
H
:
H
ead nods
O
: Adopt an
O
pen Posture
V
:
V
erbal Following
E
: Sp
e
ech
L
:
L
ean toward the other
E:
Make
E
ye Contact
R
: Be Relatively
R
elaxed
 
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Open-Ended Questions
Questions that clients cannot easily answerwith “Yes,”, “No,”or one-or two-wordresponses
“Tell me about your family while you weregrowing up”
“Why is that important to you?”
How did you feel when that happened?”
“What did you do when she said that?”
“What are your reasons for saying that?”
Purposes of Open-Ended Questions:
To begin an interview
To encourage client elaboration
To elicit specific examples
To motivate clients to communicate
Closed-Ended Questions
Questions that the other can easily answerwith a “Yes,”“No,or one-or two-wordresponses
“Are you going to have the test done?”
“Did you drink before you got into the car?”
“Do you drink often?”
“Do you exercise?”
“Do you like your job?”
 
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Purposes of Closed-Ended Questions:
To obtain specific information
To identify parameters of a problem or issue
To narrow the topic of discussion
To interrupt an overtalkativeclient
Closed vs. Open-Ended QuestionExamples
C:Are you scared?O:How do you feel?C:Are you concerned about what you will doif the test results are positive?O:What do you think you might do if the testresults are positive?C:Is your relationship with your husband a goodone?O:Tell me about your relationship with yourhusband.
Paraphrasing
The counselor rephrases the content of theclient’s message
Example:
Client: “I know it doesn’t help my depression to sitaround or stay in bed all day.”
Counselor: “It sounds like you know you shouldavoid staying in bed or sitting around all day tohelp your depression.”

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