Improving Therapeutic Communication: A Guide for Developing Effective Techniques / Edition 1

Improving Therapeutic Communication: A Guide for Developing Effective Techniques / Edition 1

by D. Corydon Hammond, Dean H. Hepworth, Veon G. Smith
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0875893082

ISBN-13: 9780875893082

Pub. Date: 03/31/1977

Publisher: Wiley

A definitive guide for improving communication techniques. Focuses on the four basic skills that facilitate communication in therapy: empathy, respect, authenticity, and confrontation.

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A definitive guide for improving communication techniques. Focuses on the four basic skills that facilitate communication in therapy: empathy, respect, authenticity, and confrontation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780875893082
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/31/1977
Series:
Social and Behavioral Science Series
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.24(w) x 9.29(h) x 1.15(d)

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Table of Contents

Forewordix
Prefacexiii
The Authorsxvii
1.Effective Elements in Counseling and Psychotherapy1
2.Processes and Phases in Counseling and Psychotherapy28
3.Barriers to Effective Communication66
4.Developing Perceptiveness to Feelings80
5.Responding Empathetically to the Client's Expressions: Reciprocal Responses97
6.Expanding the Client's Meaning: Additive Responses137
7.Relating to Clients with Respect170
8.Relating to Clients with Genuineness204
9.Examining Here-and-Now Feelings and Interactions Within the Counseling Relationship228
10.Using Confrontation to Remove Barriers to Communication and Change268
11.Communication Processes in Effective Therapy: Summary333
References350
Index367

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