ERIC Number: EJ892766
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
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Empathy: An Integral Model in the Counseling Process
Clark, Arthur J.
Journal of Counseling & Development, v88 n3 p348-356 Sum 2010
Expanding on a framework introduced by Carl Rogers, an integral model of empathy in counseling uses empathic understanding through 3 ways of knowing: Subjective empathy enables a counselor to momentarily experience what it is like to be a client, interpersonal empathy relates to understanding a client's phenomenological experiencing, and objective empathy uses reputable knowledge sources outside of a client's frame of reference. Across the counseling process, empathy is integral to treatment strategies and interventions.
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