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ensure accuracy and understanding

The purpose of clarrification

2

The purpose of paraphrasing or restating

listening for content and affect

3

identify the feelings of a client and repeat them back

reflection

4

tie together multiple elements or themes in the client's various messages

summarization

5

a type of action response where the addiction counselor or other helping professional asks the client a question to help further explore his or her emotions and experiences

probing or questioning

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a type of action response where the addiction counselor or other helping professional points out discrepancies and mixed messages in the client's thoughts, feelings and/or actions

confrontation

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a type of confrontation where the addiction counselor or other helping professional focuses on the client's discrepancies

experimental confrontation

8

a type of confrontation where the addiction counselor or other helping professional attempts to clarify misinformation or remedy a lack of information

didactic confrontation

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a type of confrontation where the addiction counselor or other helping professional focuses on the client's resources and past successes

strength confrontation

10

a type of confrontation where the addiction counselor draws attention to the client's perceived failings, flaws and shortcomings in hope or encouraging the client to take action

weakness confrontation

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a type of action response where the addiction counselor or other helping professional provides a client with another explanation for his or her thoughts, attitudes and/or behaviors

interpretation

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the ongoing process of improving one's level of functioning, while striving to maintain abstinence from psychoactive substances

recovery