Check What You’ve Learned

These quizzes are provided for you to help you check what you have learned from the text. Each quiz includes short answer and essay questions.


  1. What kind of power do the authors talk about that may seem magical to clients but can actually be learned?
  2. Therapists, witch doctors, and all healers have two things in common that facilitate healing. What are they?
  3. What is counterproductive about giving advice when things have gone wrong?
  4. What is counterproductive about giving advice when things are going well?
  5. People don’t change because they want to, they change because ____________________.
  6. If you and the client believe that an approach or technique will work, and it does, this is sometimes not due to the treatment, but due to ____________________.
  7. Change is usually not only influenced by powerful techniques, but also by the _____.
  8. _____ may be the ability to assimilate a vast amount of information and deduce new information from those data or an ability that is not yet explained by science. Regardless, it is a powerful tool that should be used and appreciated.
  9. Catharsis is helpful in therapy, but frequently it isn’t enough to facilitate change. Instead, the client must _____.
  10. In order to communicate understanding to clients, we must have a clear grasp of six primary things. List them.