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ERIC Number: EJ600917
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0748-9633
The Use of Humor in Counseling: The Laughing Cure.
Goldin, Eugene; Bordan, Terry
Journal of Counseling & Development, v77 n4 p405-10 Fall 1999
Reviews benefits of humor and the ways it can be used effectively in the counselor-client relationship. Suggests that the value in using humor includes strengthening rapport between the client and counselor, offering clients a less painful perspective of an experience, and providing a method of stress control. Provides counseling vignettes that show the inappropriate application of humor in counseling. (Author/JDM)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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