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 is wrong with the following therapist response: “Was it your elder or younger brother who asked you for help?”
  2. What is wrong with the following therapist response: “Tell me why you haven’t quit this job that you so despise.”
  3. What are the two primary types of reflections?
  4. What type of reflection elicits the most depth and why?
  5. What type of reflection is this: “You feel like it is her fault.”
  6. What is good about this therapist response: “You’re anxious and afraid that you won’t get it all done because you are overcommitted and have very little free time.”
  7. What direction is the therapist attempting to go with the following statement: “Tell me about the first time you remember feeling this way.”
  8. What might cause you to have the experience that the session is going in circles?
  9. What are the consequences of asking, “How does that make you feel?”
  10. What is wrong with the following reflection: “That’s really sad.” Rephrase it to make it better.