Active Listening Video Analysis

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The counselor in the video applies all active listening skills which include encouraging, paraphrasing and summarizing, and reflection of feelings techniques. During the conversation, the counselor constantly uses verbal prompt like “yeah” or “hmm” and non-verbal prompt like nodding her head when the care-receiver was telling his story. The counselor also keeps encouraging the client to talk and shows her acceptance of who he is.
Paraphrasing and summarizing technique plays a significant role in this counseling section. The counselor uses few times to paraphrasing what the client says and to summarizing the client’s situation and struggles. After the summary, the client shows that his feeling about the situation has been understood and looking

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