Basic Counselling Skills Quizzes & Trivia



Questions: 6  |  Attempts: 75   |  Last updated: Mar 28, 2014
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    The initial session sets both counsellor and client on course, and creates a structure to which the counsellor can return again and again.



Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 66   |  Last updated: Nov 5, 2018
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    Counselling is essentially a lively, human and personal experience between two people.



Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 52   |  Last updated: Nov 5, 2018
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    The best counsellors rapidly develop an intense relationship with the client - emotionally charged, trusting, respectful, confident.


Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 44   |  Last updated: Mar 29, 2014
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    Stress-specific reactions include:  (Select three)


Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 42   |  Last updated: Mar 29, 2014
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    The counsellor's search is not only for an assessment of the quality of the motivation, but also for the specific need that drives the client to address their problem.

Basic Counselling Skills Questions & Answers


What are the four tasks required in the initial session?
Empathise with the client s emotional state and situation. Create a mirror in which the client can examine himself and his life objectively. Serve as an ego surrogate to guide the client toward action. Search for motivational hooks which might serve
Match the following statements:
Attending Question Clairfying Pharaphrase Guiding Summarising