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Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

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The Effects Of Meta-Model Questioning And Empathic Responding On Concreteness In Client Statements And Client Ratings Of Anxiety And Counselor Attractiveness, Expertness, And Trustworthiness , Eldon Lee Vander Zyl Jan 1983

The Effects Of Meta-Model Questioning And Empathic Responding On Concreteness In Client Statements And Client Ratings Of Anxiety And Counselor Attractiveness, Expertness, And Trustworthiness , Eldon Lee Vander Zyl

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The effects of the meta-model questioning strategy from Neuro-Linguistic Programming were compared to the effects of an empathic responding strategy in the initial counseling interview. Seventy-two clients were obtained from a pool of undergraduate psychology student volunteers. Two graduate students majoring in counselor education served as the counselors and were trained to deliver the two counseling strategies. A four group design was used for the investigation. Clients were assigned at random to one of the two counselors and to one of the two counseling strategies. Each client was treated in one thirty-minute interview;Five dependent variables were identified to assess ...