Write down examples of empathic awareness and checking understanding that occur this week.
• Describe examples of situations when you have responded to someone by sharing empathic thoughts or experiences.
• What responses did you receive in these situations?
• What other things did you notice about the ways you interact with others?
• Describe how often you use empathy in communication, under what circumstances, and in what types of interaction—with friends, adults, family, children, supervisees, teachers, etc.
• What are the results?
• What other characteristics of their interpersonal styles did you notice?
TITLE: The Skilled Helper
4-6 pages long