What is Counseling?


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Counselors need to be:

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1. In a counseling setting, which of the following is NOT expected of the client?

2. Which theory is based on the theory that all people are naturally good and unique?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

An effective method to treating mental health illnesses is by seeking counseling, and this quiz/worksheet combo will test your understanding of this field. In order to pass the quiz, you should understand what counseling is and theories used in counseling.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on the following:

  • Definition of counseling
  • What is expected from the client in counseling
  • Most widely used theory for brief counseling
  • Theory that focuses on clients' unique characteristics
  • Skill(s) required of counselors

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on counseling
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about the skills that are needed to be a successful counselor
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding what counselors expect from clients

Additional Learning

To strengthen your knowledge of counseling, review the related lesson titled What is Counseling? The lesson will go over the following objectives:

  • Identify what counseling is and how it is helpful to people
  • Recall different types of theories that are used to treat people that are seeking counseling
  • Review the different perspectives of counseling, whether it is from the client or the counselor