Unit outcomes addressed in this assignment:

· Explain how personality and people skills affect the counseling relationship.

Course outcome assessed/addressed in this assignment:

NS420-1: Apply professional nutritional counseling skills to a client session.


Review the Four Types of Personality Style and the People Skills Inventory from p. 6 (Exercise 1.4) in your textbook. Then, answer the following questions:

· Identify four of the strengths you have that would aid your counseling ability (two personality strengths and two people skill strengths). Discuss how each would help your counseling relationships.

· Identify four areas you would like to improve (two personality weaknesses and two people skill weaknesses) in order to become a better counselor. Discuss how each could hinder your counseling relationships if you do not grow in those areas.

· Please do not use question and answer format in your essay. Instead, please write an essay with a separate paragraph to answer each question.


This assignment should follow the conventions of Standard American English (correct grammar, punctuation, etc.). Your writing should be well ordered, logical and unified, as well as original and insightful. Your work should display superior content, organization, style, and mechanics. This assignment must be written following APA guidelines and should be between 400 and 600 words.