Introduction To Counselling

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Processes in developing, maintaining and concluding relationships


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What are the stages of 'the skilled helper model'?

    • A.

      Current, way forward, preferred

    • B.

      Preferred, current, way forward

    • C.

      Way forward, current, preferred

    • D.

      Current, preferred, way forward

    Correct Answer
    D. Current, preferred, way forward
    Explanation
    The stages of 'the skilled helper model' are current, preferred, and way forward. This model is a problem-solving approach that helps individuals explore their current situation, identify their preferred outcomes, and develop a plan of action to move towards those desired outcomes. The current stage involves assessing and understanding the present situation, while the preferred stage focuses on clarifying the desired goals and outcomes. Finally, the way forward stage involves developing strategies and action steps to achieve the preferred outcomes.

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  • 2. 

    Name the 3 stages in stage 1 of 'the skilled helper model': 

    • A.

      Story, new perspective, value

    • B.

      Value, story, new perspective

    • C.

      New perspective, value, story

    Correct Answer
    A. Story, new perspective, value
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "story, new perspective, value". In stage 1 of the skilled helper model, the first stage involves the client sharing their story or problem. This allows the helper to gain an understanding of the client's situation. The next stage is the exploration of new perspectives, where the helper helps the client to see their situation from different angles and consider alternative viewpoints. Finally, the value stage involves the helper and client identifying and clarifying the client's values, beliefs, and goals, which will guide the helping process.

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  • 3. 

    Name the 3 stages in  stage 2 of 'the skilled helper model': 

    • A.

      Possibilities, change agenda, commitment

    • B.

      Commitment, possibilities, change agenda

    • C.

      Change agenda, possibilities, commitment

    Correct Answer
    A. Possibilities, change agenda, commitment
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "possibilities, change agenda, commitment". In stage 2 of the skilled helper model, the first step is to explore and generate possibilities. This involves brainstorming and considering different options and alternatives. The next step is to establish a change agenda, which involves prioritizing and selecting the most feasible and desirable possibilities to focus on. Finally, the helper and the client make a commitment to work together towards achieving the goals identified in the change agenda.

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  • 4. 

    Name the 3 stages in stage 3 of 'the skilled helper model':

    • A.

      Possible strategies, plan, best fit strategies

    • B.

      Best fit strategies, plan, possible strategies

    • C.

      Possible strategies, best fir strategies, plan

    Correct Answer
    C. Possible strategies, best fir strategies, plan
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "possible strategies, best fit strategies, plan." In stage 3 of the skilled helper model, the first step is to generate possible strategies, which involves brainstorming and exploring different options. Then, the focus shifts to identifying the best fit strategies, which involves evaluating the potential effectiveness and feasibility of each option. Finally, a plan is developed based on the selected best fit strategies, outlining the specific actions and steps to be taken.

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  • 5. 

    'help clients stay focused on issues that will make a difference in their lives', comes from which stage of 'the skilled helper model'?

    • A.

      Stage 1

    • B.

      Stage 2

    • C.

      Stage 3

    • D.

      Stage 4

    Correct Answer
    A. Stage 1
    Explanation
    Stage 1 of the Skilled Helper Model focuses on helping clients stay focused on issues that will make a difference in their lives. This stage involves establishing a helping relationship, exploring the client's story, and identifying the main issues that need to be addressed. The goal is to help clients gain clarity and perspective on their problems, enabling them to prioritize and work towards meaningful change.

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  • 6. 

    Which 1 of the following skills is important for being a therapist? 

    • A.

      Sensitivity

    • B.

      Resilience

    • C.

      Assertiveness

    • D.

      Confidence

    • E.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the above
    Explanation
    Being a therapist requires a combination of various skills. Sensitivity is crucial as therapists need to be empathetic and understanding towards their clients' emotions and experiences. Resilience is important to cope with the emotional demands of the job and to bounce back from challenging situations. Assertiveness is necessary to set boundaries, communicate effectively, and advocate for clients. Confidence is essential to establish trust and credibility with clients. Therefore, all of the mentioned skills are important for being a therapist.

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  • 7. 

    'Help client choose realistic and challenging goals' belongs which stage of the skilled helper model?

    • A.

      Stage 1

    • B.

      Stage 2

    • C.

      Stage 3

    • D.

      Stage 4

    Correct Answer
    B. Stage 2
    Explanation
    In stage 2 of the skilled helper model, the focus is on helping the client choose realistic and challenging goals. This stage involves exploring the client's current situation, identifying their needs and wants, and working together to establish clear and achievable objectives. By helping the client set goals that are both realistic and challenging, the helper can support them in moving towards positive change and growth.

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  • 8. 

    'Helping client review strategies and achieve goals' belong to which stage?

    • A.

      Stage 1

    • B.

      Stage 2

    • C.

      Stage 3

    • D.

      Stage 4

    Correct Answer
    C. Stage 3
    Explanation
    In stage 3, the focus is on helping the client review strategies and achieve their goals. This stage involves evaluating the progress made so far and making necessary adjustments to ensure that the client is on track to meet their objectives. It is a crucial stage where the coach provides guidance and support to the client in order to help them succeed.

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  • 9. 

    Which of the following is FALSE?

    • A.

      Psychologists shouldnt practice based on evidence

    • B.

      Psychs should practice based on evidence

    • C.

      Egan is written from a theoretical perspective

    • D.

      Dynamic, humanistic and cognitive behavioural approaches emphasize different aspects of the change process

    • E.

      Egan emphasizes a problem solving approach

    Correct Answer
    A. Psychologists shouldnt practice based on evidence
    Explanation
    The statement "Psychologists shouldnt practice based on evidence" is false because psychologists should indeed practice based on evidence. Evidence-based practice is an approach that involves using the best available evidence, along with clinical expertise and patient values, to inform treatment decisions and interventions. It is considered a fundamental principle in the field of psychology to ensure that interventions and treatments are effective and supported by scientific research.

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  • 10. 

    Generic competencies means:

    • A.

      An ability to operate within professional and ethical guidelines

    • B.

      The capacity to build and maintain a therapeutic relationship

    • C.

      From orientation, socialization through working and concluding therapeutic work

    • D.

      Important ow relationship concludes

    • E.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "all of the above". Generic competencies encompass all of the mentioned abilities and qualities, including the ability to operate within professional and ethical guidelines, the capacity to build and maintain a therapeutic relationship from orientation to conclusion of therapeutic work. These competencies are important in concluding the therapeutic relationship successfully.

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  • 11. 

    Which of the following is FALSE?

    • A.

      Collaboration is the way of being in therapy which is useful

    • B.

      Collaboration involves shared approach and working together as a team

    • C.

      Collaboration requires continual reflection

    • D.

      Directive style is counter-therapeutic (evidence based)

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    E. None of the above
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "none of the above". This means that all of the statements mentioned in the question are true. Collaboration is indeed a useful way of being in therapy, involving a shared approach and working together as a team. It also requires continual reflection. Additionally, the directive style is considered counter-therapeutic based on evidence. Therefore, none of the statements are false.

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  • 12. 

    Which one of the following is necessary in a therapist?

    • A.

      Warm

    • B.

      Encouraging

    • C.

      Accepting

    • D.

      Non-judgemental

    • E.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the above
    Explanation
    A therapist needs to possess all of the qualities mentioned - being warm, encouraging, accepting, and non-judgmental. Being warm helps create a safe and comfortable environment for the client. Being encouraging motivates and supports the client throughout the therapeutic process. Being accepting allows the therapist to understand and validate the client's experiences without judgment. Being non-judgmental ensures that the therapist remains unbiased and open-minded, promoting trust and honesty in the therapeutic relationship. Therefore, all of these qualities are necessary in a therapist to provide effective and compassionate care.

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  • 13. 

    Which of the following is FALSE of a Therapeutic Relationship?

    • A.

      There are specific goals

    • B.

      The clients needs are the focus

    • C.

      The r'ship is client centred, requiring specific relating skills

    • D.

      The therapist uses specific communication and r'ship skills

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    E. None of the above
    Explanation
    A therapeutic relationship involves specific goals, with the client's needs as the focus. It is a client-centered relationship that requires the therapist to use specific communication and relationship skills. Therefore, none of the statements provided are false regarding a therapeutic relationship.

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  • 14. 

    Which of the following is FALSE in a Social Relationship?

    • A.

      There are not necessarily specific goals beyond socializing

    • B.

      The needs of both parties are the foci

    • C.

      The info exchange remains superficial

    • D.

      The skills used are professional

    Correct Answer
    D. The skills used are professional
    Explanation
    In a social relationship, the skills used are not necessarily professional. Social relationships are typically based on personal connections and interactions, rather than professional or formal settings. Therefore, the skills used in social relationships are more likely to be informal and casual rather than professional.

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  • 15. 

    Which one of the following is FALSE in an Intimate Relationship?

    • A.

      Mutual needs are never met

    • B.

      Each party cares about meeting the goals of the other party

    • C.

      There is an emotional commitment to each other

    • D.

      Info shared may be personal and intimate

    Correct Answer
    A. Mutual needs are never met
    Explanation
    In an intimate relationship, mutual needs are not never met. This statement contradicts the essence of an intimate relationship, which is built on a foundation of meeting each other's needs and caring about each other's goals. In a healthy intimate relationship, both parties strive to fulfill each other's needs and work towards mutual satisfaction and happiness.

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  • 16. 

    Boundaries are:

    • A.

      Psychological, communication

    • B.

      Physical

    • C.

      Emotional

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "all of the above" because boundaries can exist in various aspects of our lives. Psychological boundaries refer to the limits we set in terms of our thoughts, beliefs, and values. Communication boundaries involve setting limits on what we are comfortable sharing or discussing with others. Physical boundaries involve personal space and physical touch. Emotional boundaries relate to protecting our emotions and not allowing others to manipulate or control them. Therefore, boundaries can exist in all these areas.

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  • 17. 

    The client transfers feelings of others toward the therpaist is:

    • A.

      Integrity

    • B.

      Transference

    • C.

      Countertransference

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Transference
    Explanation
    Transference refers to the phenomenon where a client unconsciously transfers their feelings, emotions, and experiences from past relationships onto the therapist. This can include both positive and negative emotions, and it often provides valuable insights into the client's underlying issues and dynamics. It is an important concept in therapy as it helps the therapist understand the client's internal world and work through unresolved conflicts.

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  • 18. 

    Tendency of therapist to displace onto the client feelings caused by people in the therapist's past is:

    • A.

      Integrity

    • B.

      Transference

    • C.

      Countertransference

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Countertransference
    Explanation
    Countertransference refers to the therapist's emotional reaction towards the client, which is influenced by the therapist's own unresolved issues or past experiences. It involves the therapist projecting their own feelings, attitudes, or biases onto the client, which can interfere with the therapeutic process. This can lead to a lack of objectivity and potentially harm the client's progress. Therefore, the tendency of the therapist to displace onto the client feelings caused by people in the therapist's past is countertransference.

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  • 19. 

    Integrity is:

    • A.

      Good character

    • B.

      Moderate level of trust

    • C.

      Not reflective on profession

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Good character
    Explanation
    Integrity refers to having good character, which means consistently adhering to moral and ethical principles. It involves being honest, trustworthy, and having a strong sense of moral values. Integrity is not just limited to personal conduct but also extends to professional behavior. It is about doing the right thing, even when no one is watching. Therefore, the correct answer is "good character" as it accurately describes integrity.

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