Intro To Counselling II

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Evidence based practice in psychology


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    'the integration of the best available research with clinical expertise in the context of patient characteristics, culture, and preferences' is the definition of :
    • A. 

      Evidence based practice in psychology

    • B. 

      Code of ethics

    • C. 

      Meta-analytical research

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    Evidence base for any psychological intervention should be evaluated in terms of:
    • A. 

      Neither b nor c

    • B. 

      Efficacy

    • C. 

      Clinical utility

    • D. 

      Both b and c

  • 3. 
    Therapists attributes include:
    • A. 

      Being present to clients

    • B. 

      Being accessible to clients

    • C. 

      Focusing on immediate experience

    • D. 

      Being real in the r'ship with the client

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Therapists MUST display:
    • A. 

      Congruence

    • B. 

      Unconditional positive regard

    • C. 

      Accurate empathic understanding, whereby helpers attitudes are more important than their knowledge

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    What's useful in a therapist/client r'ship?
    • A. 

      Trust

    • B. 

      Warmth

    • C. 

      Acceptance

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Generally ALLIANCE refers to:
    • A. 

      2 therapists

    • B. 

      The notion of agreement between therapist and client

    • C. 

      Neither a nor b

  • 7. 
    What are attributes of the therapist that will help clients TRUST us?
    • A. 

      Respectful, reasonable

    • B. 

      Honest,knowledgeable

    • C. 

      Reliable,competent

    • D. 

      Fair,diligent

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    The fundamental ATTITUDE that permeates the whole counselling process is:
    • A. 

      Diligence

    • B. 

      competence

    • C. 

      Respect

    • D. 

      Fairness

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    _______ is a non-evaluative (phenomenological) attempt to experientially understand the world from the clients perspective
    • A. 

      Sympathy

    • B. 

      Focusing

    • C. 

      Empathy

    • D. 

      Trusting

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    Developing empathy requires:
    • A. 

      Attending carefully sometimes

    • B. 

      Listening for core or basis messages

    • C. 

      Not responding tentatively

    • D. 

      Not being gentle but helping the client to focus

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    Therapists DO NOT:
    • A. 

      Manipulate

    • B. 

      Use self-disclosure too much

    • C. 

      Ignore the problem

    • D. 

      Act too soon

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is NOT a listening style?
    • A. 

      Passive

    • B. 

      Competitive

    • C. 

      Combative

    • D. 

      Empathetic

    • E. 

      They all are

  • 13. 
    Indicators that we are actively listening are:
    • A. 

      Paraphrasing

    • B. 

      Summarising

    • C. 

      Reflecting

    • D. 

      B and c

    • E. 

      A and b

  • 14. 
    Egan talks about a number of non-verbal behaviours which facilitate empathy and accurate understanding. Which ONE of the following is not one of them? SOLAR:
    • A. 

      Sitting square on to them

    • B. 

      Lean forward very slightly

    • C. 

      Being alert

    • D. 

      Looking uneasy

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    Collaborative empiricism, socratic questioning and guided discovery are 3 core elements of the therapeutic relationship in which therapy?
    • A. 

      BT

    • B. 

      IPT

    • C. 

      CBT

    • D. 

      NT

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    Collaboration, providing better therapeutic alliance, is achieved through:
    • A. 

      Providing clear rationale for techniques

    • B. 

      Establishing agenda for sessions

    • C. 

      Listening carefully

    • D. 

      Provide feedback from client

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    Empiricm (basis of research) is defined as:
    • A. 

      Testing ideas, suggestions or approaches

    • B. 

      Focusing on evidence and testing out together with client

    • C. 

      Collaborating with client to form a hypothesis

    • D. 

      Finding out what does work and what doesn't work with the client

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is FALSE?
    • A. 

      Collaboration = empiricism

    • B. 

      Collaborative empiricism is about sharing the work and testing the ideas

    • C. 

      None of the above

    • D. 

      Both a and b

  • 19. 
    The definitions of socratic questioning are:
    • A. 

      The client has the knowledge to answer

    • B. 

      Attention to information which is outside of the clients current focus

    • C. 

      Generally moving from the concrete to the abstract

    • D. 

      Applying the new info to either re-evaluate a previous conclusion OR construc ta new idea

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 20. 
    The stages or principles of socratic or guided discovery are:
    • A. 

      Asking few informational questions

    • B. 

      Infrequent summarising

    • C. 

      Empathic listening

    • D. 

      Not synthesising or asking analytical questions

  • 21. 
    The synthesizing or analytic questions is:
    • A. 

      Applying new information to the clients original concern

    • B. 

      A chance for the client to discover something unexpected

    • C. 

      A chance to re-evaluate a previous conclusion or construct a new idea

    • D. 

      The hardest thing for the therapist to do

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
    The principles of guided discovery depend on:
    • A. 

      The clients ability to reason

    • B. 

      The client needs to analyse

    • C. 

      The clients ability to compare

    • D. 

      Moving from abstract to concrete to abstract to concrete

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 23. 
    Resistance is:
    • A. 

      Unwillingness

    • B. 

      A clients anxiety

    • C. 

      Push back coming from client

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 24. 
    Reluctance is:
    • A. 

      A fear of emotional intensity

    • B. 

      A lack of trust

    • C. 

      Fear of disorganization

    • D. 

      Shame about what they are discussing

    • E. 

      All of the above