Titles or Testimonies? A Mindset for Counseling
One of the ways that speech-language pathologists often get things wrong when working with persons who stutter is that they think they have to be the “expert” and “fix” what is “broken” in their clients. This often leads to breakdowns in the therapeutic relationship and poor outcomes. In this session, we will explore some fundamental ways that speech-language pathologists can approach working with persons who stutter to engage with them in their journey toward successful management of their stuttering.
Bio: Anthony DiLollo, Ph.D., CCC-SLP is a Professor and Director of the Davies School of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Texas Christian University. He has taught counseling in CSD programs for over 20 years and consulted with numerous programs about implementing counseling across their curriculum. Dr. DiLollo has published and presented in the areas of counseling, fluency disorders, critical thinking, and qualitative research in communication sciences and disorders.