us all get along a bit better and listen. This approach makes the material come alive for students who are just learning active listening, and is a great refresher for those who are already familiar with. Eicken, PhD, Adjunct Instructor, Department of Counseling, California State University, Fullerton. The students endorse it as the best of the texts I use. What happens between him and his readers embodies key elements of what he wants us to learn about listening. Humor, true life examples and simple exercises make this a practical and even entertaining self-help guide. Through the lens of the importance to us all of being heard,.
M, this book is worthy of reading and rereading, if only to remind yourself of its simple message to stop what you're doing and listen to the important people in your life. Nichols, PhD, Professor of Psychology at the College of William and Mary, is the author. He is a popular speaker and has been a guest on television programs, including. Nichols, PhD, a Professor of Psychology at the College of William and Mary, is coauthor (with Salvador Minuchin). He is a well-known therapist and a popular speaker. Nichols offers clarification of the listening process between friends, with family, in work situations, and in intimate relationships. Doug., Walnut Creek, California, lily Tomlin once advised that we 'listen with an intensity that most people save for talking.'. Anderson, MSW, PhD, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The Lost Art of Listening a research paper on competency tells us how. I use this book in teaching first-semester graduate students counseling micro-skills. Nichols tells us how genuine listening can prevent broken connections and dried up relationships. In addition, I often recommend the book to couples I see in my private practice. Following his own advice, he presents clear, familiar, and relevant examples of real-life family problems and frustrations, in a way that leaves us open to accepting and using his messages.