Rebecca Hunting Pompon is a faculty member with the University of Delaware’s Communication Sciences and Disorders program. She holds an MA. in counseling and a PhD in speech and hearing sciences. Her research explores the impact of chronic stress and other psychosocial factors on post-stroke aphasia rehabilitation. Rebecca trains clinicians in counseling skills and interpersonal communication and facilitates stroke family/caregiver support groups. She enjoys tennis, swimming, movies, and chasing her two children in her free time.
Counseling skills are an important and often overlooked aspect of clinical practice for speech language pathologists and other allied health professionals working in a variety… read more
An essential component of developing counseling skills for allied health professionals is investment in developing self-awareness. Effective counseling requires self-awareness on the part of the… read more
In addition to self-awareness, the development of key communication skills is an essential component of counseling skills for allied health professionals. In particular, employing active… read more
Providing information is a straightforward, basic activity that we engage in every day and with every patient – right? Unfortunately, the information we share is… read more
Clearly we want the best for each of our patients, so we work hard to promote optimum outcomes. However, some of the most difficult and… read more