Empathy: A Powerful Communication Skills

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Empathy is a powerful communication skill that is often misunderstood and underused. Ultimately, it is a statement that the counsellor seems ‘in tune’ or ‘resonates’ with the clients hidden thoughts and feelings. Empathy is a normal human reaction and is crucial to good counselling, showing the client understanding gives that human sense of dignity and helps begin the recovery of self-esteem. Without empathy and the respect and dignity that it brings, counselling becomes a cruel parody of
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