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Unformatted text preview: onscious feelings, therapy actual self and ideal self Unconscious conflicts Time focus The present and future The past Style of the Client ­ Centered Therapist Being non ­direcAve Let insight and goals come from the client, rather than dicta@ng interpreta@ons or judging. Being genuine Be yourself and be truthful; don’t put on a therapist façade. Being accepAng and showing uncondiAonal posiAve regard Help the client learn to accept themselves despite any weaknesses. Being empatheAc Demonstrate careful aHen@on to the clients’ feelings, partly by reflec@ng what you hear the client saying. Showing Empathy Through AcAve Listening Client ­centered therapists show that they are tuning in to clients’ feelings and meanings. 1.Summarize, paraphrase “So your father wasn’t around much?” 2.Invite clarificaAon and elaboraAon “When you say ‘anxiety,’ what does that feel like to you? What is going on in your b...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2014 for the course PSYCH 10 taught by Professor Zaidel during the Fall '08 term at UCLA.

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