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. How a client behaves in the session is probably how he or she behaves in the outside world. Which use of the therapeutic relationship does this statement apply to?
  2. Transference is an example of which use of the therapeutic relationship?
  3. Genuine affection and respect by the therapist for the client facilitates which use of the therapeutic relationship?
  4. Before being able to provide empathy to clients, you must first apply empathy to _____.
  5. List the ways to protect yourself from risks associated with empathy.
  6. List the four ways you exhibit good attending skills.
  7. The authors recommend what for clearing the mind and preparing for each client?
  8. Which is more important for therapeutic effectiveness: matching the client’s behavioral expressions or matching the client’s content?
  9. The skills you learn in this chapter account for more than half of the counseling skills you will use in your work to _____.
  10. How can you strengthen the skills presented in this chapter?