The main purpose of stage one is to build a non-threatening counselling relationship, help the client explore their situation and then be able to focus on chose issues. At this point the helper/listener helps the client to identify problems and then assess their own resources. At this stage most people are reluctant to change and may resist. Through positive exploration of new perspectives and constructive challenges to rooted negativity the client is able to move to the next stage. Some of the stage one exploring skills include; Open ended questioning, silences, focusing, empathy, paraphrasing, structuring and summarising.
The text states that euphemisms and weaselers have uses but only if we are speaking, writing, listening, and reading carefully could we even distinguish prejudicial uses of these devices. It further states that photographs and other images are not claims or valid arguments but can be used to affect the reader’s decision making. They are invalid because a photograph may not state the exact truth and can be used to mislead the viewer. 3. What are some methods you might use to determine the reliability of the data you gather?
Overall, the presentation of the results were poor. The authors leaned more toward winning favor of the reader through not providing clear results. The case study presented was inserted creating biased favor toward the use of Family Therapy (FT) where numbers were void. Critique of Discussion: Numbers 1, 2, 4, 7, and
Criticisms from supervisors and peers often are met with emotional listening resistance. We hear only the negatives and do not attend to offers of help or ways to improve our performance. We are over stimulated and do not accurately receive messages that could help us grow and develop. Barrier Three: Criticizing Personal Style Rather Than Messages. We often find ourselves criticizing the way a message is presented and ignoring its content or value.
I ask questions about topics. When I read the assignment I answer my own questions. I recite aloud what I have learned. I explain what I have learned to myself so if I were to teach it to another I could. I review my questions and answered.
First, he explains that we will experience emotional pain when we recognize that the work we would love to do might just be unavailable enough to make us doubt that we can proceed. Maisel states, “This is an emotional suffering that researchers haven’t examined: the pain of wanting to do certain intellectual work but not being capable of it.” He then goes on to discuss ways to help your brain to be its best. This can range from silencing the self-talk that can rob you of your confidence, to making fewer excuses about why you don’t have the time, patience, or ability to think. Secondly he points out that choosing the intellectual work that matches your native intelligence, or in other words, staying in your comfort zone. He tells us to find an area of work that isn’t too difficult which enables you to do work that makes use of all your strengths.
Passive communication by definition is not expressing honest feelings thought or beliefs. (, 2014). They often communicate in an apologetic and self-effacing way, allowing others to disregard them and often eventually shoulder the responsibility or end up handling other’s issues. In this scenario this is exactly what Pamela did. She concluded Brigit might not have done the tests accurately because of the previous reading.
To help me my learning process in class's like that i need to recreate the lectured material using my own visual tools and adapt my teacher's preferred teaching methods to my preferred learning styles. As a visual/physical learner, its is challenging for me when verbal or aural teaching techniques are used. I only consume bits of what i read or hear, i always have to look away from the speaker, think process all the words, and come up with what they represent visually. By learning that there are different learning styles and the style i predominately follow, I now know how to apply some simple techniques that will aid in my learning in my many class's that