Confrontation refers to the commonly used skill in which the clinician/therapist first builds a trusting relationship then gently encourages the client to change. Based on the clinician recognizing one of four client discrepancies: values and behavior , feelings and behavior, idealized self and real self, and expressed feelings and underlying. Five types: You/but statements, asking client to justify the discrepancy, reframing, irony or satire, and higher level empathy . Confrontation, moreover is a statement that points out a discrepancy or inconsistency.
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