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The Art of Helping by Robert R. Carkhuff

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8.RECYCLING THE HELPING PROCESS

This chapter addresses recycling the helping process to facilitate more extensive exploration, more accurate understanding, and more effective acting.

Read this case study. Based on your learnings about effective helping skills, review each helper response, and see if you can determine why each helper response is an effective one.

Case Study #5—Skilled Helping

HELPEE INVOLVING/HELPER ATTENDING TYPE OF RESPONSE
Floyd: “Man, I don’t see how this stuff is gonna get us anywhere! We’ve tried working together. We just can’t get there from here.”  
Helper: “It’s pretty frustrating to try working these things through without any one’s help. If you’re free the next hour, I’d like to get together with you in my ...

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