Helping Skills: The Empirical Foundation
Helping Skills: The Empirical Foundation presents an invaluable introduction to relevant research for future practitioners studying the three-stage model of helping. The effectiveness of therapist behaviors and interventions during the Exploration, Insight and Action stages are carefully analyzed in this rich collection. Studies included present a general overview of applicable helping skills research while also demonstrating the importance of key methodological variables.
Intended as a companion reader to Helping Skills: Facilitating Exploration, Insight, and Action, Helping Skills: The Empirical Foundation will provide students intimidated by research with direct links and clear explanations of how research informs practice, while also suggesting directions for future exploration.