Essays On Counselling Skills
It allows me to be congruent while helping me stay with the clients feelings. If I am to be truly client centered I would have to have faith in the fact that carol can lead herself to the root of her problem. I have learned that a good counselor can't be phony.
They must be able to relate to others honestly and sincerely.
Effectively this is an ability to read between the lines, allowing the client to disclose further as they see you understand them more.
Although there were many occasions where I could have.
It seems that there is much to be learnt from the client, as they are the experts.
This doesn't mean I need condone behaviour or even like it, I just need to accept it as a consequence of current feelings.
There was one point at which I attempted to be empathic.
In 30 from her behavior I recognized her frustration with the situation, this seemed to appease Carol and consequently allowed us to continue.