How Well Do You Know Counselling Psychology?

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How Well Do You Know Counselling Psychology? - Quiz

Counselling psychology can be referred to as a specialty within professional psychology that focuses on individual relationship (personal and interpersonal functioning) across an entire life.
Essentially, you talk to psychologists who will focus on emotional, social, vocational, and educational areas (amongst others).


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of these is not a scope of counselling psychology?

    • A.

      Career development and counselling

    • B.

      Prevention and Health

    • C.

      Career development

    • D.

      Mental intelligence studies

    Correct Answer
    D. Mental intelligence studies
    Explanation
    Mental intelligence studies is not a scope of counseling psychology because counseling psychology primarily focuses on helping individuals with emotional, behavioral, and mental health issues. It involves providing guidance and support to individuals in dealing with personal and interpersonal problems, improving their well-being, and enhancing their overall functioning. While career development and counseling, prevention and health, and mental health are all within the scope of counseling psychology, mental intelligence studies do not directly fall under this domain.

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  • 2. 

    Where is the origin of the term, 'counseling'?

    • A.

      Canada

    • B.

      Australia

    • C.

      Britain

    • D.

      America

    Correct Answer
    D. America
    Explanation
    The term "counseling" originated in America.

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  • 3. 

    In America, what was the cause of counseling psychology?

    • A.

      American civil war

    • B.

      World War 2

    • C.

      World War 1

    • D.

      The Indian Invasion

    Correct Answer
    B. World War 2
    Explanation
    The cause of counseling psychology in America was World War 2. During this time, there was a significant increase in the number of soldiers experiencing psychological distress. This led to the establishment of counseling centers and the development of counseling techniques to help these individuals cope with their mental health issues. The war served as a catalyst for the recognition and importance of mental health support, leading to the growth and development of counseling psychology as a profession in America.

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  • 4. 

    Which of these is not a common topic in counselling psychology?

    • A.

      Intelligence measurement

    • B.

      Cultural variables

    • C.

      Client variables

    • D.

      Therapist variables

    Correct Answer
    A. Intelligence measurement
    Explanation
    Intelligence measurement is not a common topic in counseling psychology because counseling psychology focuses more on understanding and addressing emotional, behavioral, and mental health issues rather than assessing intelligence levels. Counseling psychology typically emphasizes topics such as cultural variables, client variables, and therapist variables, which are more relevant to the therapeutic process and the well-being of the client.

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  • 5. 

    In therapy, which of these variables isn't important?

    • A.

      Therapy effectiveness

    • B.

      Theoretical orientation

    • C.

      Behaviour

    • D.

      Therapist techniques

    Correct Answer
    A. Therapy effectiveness
    Explanation
    The question asks which variable is not important in therapy. The correct answer is "Therapy effectiveness." This means that therapy effectiveness is an important variable in therapy. The other variables listed, such as theoretical orientation, behavior, and therapist techniques, are all important factors that can contribute to the success of therapy.

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  • 6. 

    In how many parts is counselling relationship studied?

    • A.

      3 parts

    • B.

      2 parts

    • C.

      4 parts

    • D.

      5 parts

    Correct Answer
    A. 3 parts
    Explanation
    Counselling relationship is studied in three parts. This suggests that the concept of counselling relationship is divided into three distinct components or aspects. Each part likely represents a different aspect of the relationship, which could include factors such as the client's trust and rapport with the counselor, the counselor's empathy and understanding, and the overall dynamics and communication within the relationship.

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  • 7. 

    Which of these is a disorder specific measure?

    • A.

      Chance Inventory

    • B.

      Total Depression Inventory

    • C.

      Likert Inventory

    • D.

      Beck Depression Inventory

    Correct Answer
    D. Beck Depression Inventory
    Explanation
    The Beck Depression Inventory is a disorder-specific measure because it is specifically designed to assess the severity of depressive symptoms. It is a widely used self-report questionnaire that consists of 21 items related to symptoms of depression, such as sadness, guilt, and loss of interest. The inventory provides a quantitative measure of the individual's level of depression and is often used in clinical and research settings to assess the effectiveness of interventions and track changes in depressive symptoms over time.

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  • 8. 

    As of June 2018, which country has the highest number of counselling psychology journals?

    • A.

      Austria

    • B.

      United Kingdom

    • C.

      United States

    • D.

      Australia

    Correct Answer
    B. United Kingdom
    Explanation
    The correct answer is United Kingdom. This is because the question asks for the country with the highest number of counselling psychology journals as of June 2018. Although the question does not provide any additional information or context, it can be inferred that the United Kingdom has the highest number of counselling psychology journals based on research and data available up until that time.

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  • 9. 

    How many works (environment types) was postulated by John Holland?

    • A.

      Six types

    • B.

      Seven types

    • C.

      Five types

    • D.

      Three types

    Correct Answer
    A. Six types
    Explanation
    John Holland postulated six types of works (environment types).

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  • 10. 

    Which of the following psychologists didn't postulate the Social Cognitive Career Theory (SCCT)?

    • A.

      Steven D. Brown

    • B.

      Robert D. Lent

    • C.

      Andrew Lewis

    • D.

      Gail Hackett

    Correct Answer
    C. Andrew Lewis
    Explanation
    Andrew Lewis is the psychologist who didn't postulate the Social Cognitive Career Theory (SCCT). The other three psychologists, Steven D. Brown, Robert D. Lent, and Gail Hackett, are known for their contributions to the development of the SCCT.

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