The Effects of Lighting and Interpersonal Distance on Counseling Interactions

  • Florent Dumont
  • Conrad Lecomte

Abstract

This study investigated the effect of intensity of lighting andinterpersonal distance in an analog counseling situation on an array ofcounseling variables: e.g., communication of empathy, duration of silence,duration of speech, number of interactions. Excerpts from initial sessionswere randomly selected, rated, and analyzed. Results showed a significantinteractive effect of lighting and distance on the communication of empathy.Both significant and non-significant results were discussed.
Published
2012-02-06
How to Cite
Dumont, F., & Lecomte, C. (2012). The Effects of Lighting and Interpersonal Distance on Counseling Interactions. Canadian Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy, 9(1). Retrieved from https://cjc-rcc.ucalgary.ca/article/view/59984
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