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Edo Journal of Counselling

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Counselling Communication Skills: Its Place In The Training Programme Of A Counselling Psychologist

EO Egbochuku

Abstract


This article overviews three extremely important skills within the training of a counselling psychologist environment: active listening, use of questions and silences. It is now a well-established and widely accepted concept that counselling plays a central role in the development of an individual. Counselling is a specialist work. For it to be a success, the counsellor must employ certain skills during the counselling process. Within this context, the principles discussed below can be useful to improve all kinds of relationships - in all walks of life. Effective counselling can assist in resolving problems before they get out of control.

Key Words: Counselling, Communication skills, Nigeria, Guidance & Counselling, Training.



http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ejc.v1i1.52380
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