Communication Patterns In Counseling

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- Dr. Suman M. Vaishnav (I/C coordinator, Swami Sahjanand P.G. Centre of Social Work, Affiliated with M. K. Bhavnagar University, Bhavnagar)
In counseling the client is communicating more than they are aware of, and in effective communication, the attempt is to move to a level, at which this communication is understood.
This investigation aims to review the types of communication pattern found in the client and analysis an effective approach of communication in counseling process. A channel is a set of behavior in a communication matrix which has been systematically denoted by an observer and which is considered by that observer to carry information.
It also advocates the use of indigenous
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To get their attention, in formations have to be packaged in similarly exciting ways, using moving pictures, and relating wherever possible to their own experience, cultural background in effective way. Children will, if given the chance to express a preference, will select a medium of receiving and transmitting information which best suits their needs. Presently the techno communicator becomes slow to express verbally, i.e., using these own preferred methods of communication, and genuinely exchanging rather than transmitting information. It is about time this changed. Some serious attempt should make to facilitate dialogue rather than monologues in counseling.
Communication - the horizontal, or indigenous, exchange of information among people, such communication does not take place through newspapers, radio, or extension organizations. It occurs within families, at meetings of village organizations, in the market-place, or at the well. Much of this communication is informal. They are informal ways of stress relieving. And unorganized, interpersonal, oral rather than written, controlled locally rather than by outsiders, and uses no, or low levels of,
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– ISM is a visualization exercise to identify, release, and surrender certain feelings. ISM stands for Image (multi sensory), Somatic (bodily response), and Meaning (making sense of it). Through visualisation child imagine themselves in a specific situation when a certain feeling like anger was aroused, including the details of setting, surroundings, bodily responses etc., and become aware of the meaning of this situation. In the next phase child create a new image of the situation where he handles things differently. The image should be spontaneous, plausible and beneficial to all involved parties. After the visualization child can also role play their new image to make its effect stronger? Through these types of exercises counselor can build self-confidence of dealing with things in a positive way and not letting children feelings of fear, anger etc. control their

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