TITLE

Levels of empathic response

AUTHOR(S)
Means, Bob L.
PUB. DATE
September 1973
SOURCE
Personnel & Guidance Journal;Sep73, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Empathic understanding it a counseling technique that receives attention in many of the training programs that are charged with producing helping personnel. Although empathic understanding is widely taught there is tiny little commonality among trainers in terms of what they teach their students to be empathic to. In this article the author presents a general conceptual set that may be applied to any statement a person makes. The set is comprised of six elements to which helpers can be empathic and to which they can respond. The elements are concrete and specific and lend themselves well to systematic training.
ACCESSION #
14800325

 

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