Listener refers to the natural helper style in which the individual likes to understand another‘s point of view by listening and showing empathy . Listener is a foundational skill that helps build the relationship and tells the client the clinician is wanting to learn more about him or her. Good listeners do not interrupt, show interest, do not jump to conclusions, and have good non-verbals.

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