A Quiz On Counselling: Psychology Trivia!

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A Quiz On Counselling: Psychology Trivia!

A quiz on counselling: psychology trivia! The human mind can be considered to be one of the most complex organs to understand. One of the best ways to understand how people behave under different circumstances is by studying the human mind. This knowledge comes in handy when learning how to help people through a process. Do you think you have what it takes to be a good therapist? This quiz will test out how true that is.


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 relationship?
    • 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. 
    Empiricism (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