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Verbal Contracting

An example of contracting, at the start of a counselling session, with the client’s replies removed (for reasons of confidentiality). This isn’t intended as a perfect example of how to make the working agreement: more to illustrate you how I myself might go about it. Of course, you will develop your own style, but you will see from this the content it’s important to include.


A look at a simulated skill session where reflection is used


An example of my use of paraphrasing to clarify my understanding of what was brought up. This shows how paraphrasing affects the therapeutic relationship; because the paraphrase fits well for the client, she feels heard and understood. As this happens, the material deepens.


An example of how focusing is used in a counselling session

Appropriate Questioning

An example of how questioning can be used appropriately in a counselling session.

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