Responsiveness Coding System

Responsiveness Coding System
McGinn‚ Meghan Mary‚ 2012
Acknowledges partner's perspective
Not at All 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Extremely
Responds defensively
Not at All 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Extremely
Appears tuned into partner's feelings
Not at All 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Extremely
Minimizes or dismisses partner's feelings
Not at All 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Extremely
Shames or humiliates partner
Not at All 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Extremely
Shows an interest in understanding partner
Not at All 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Extremely
Withdraws‚ changes the topic‚ or refuses to discuss
Not at All 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Extremely
This instrument can be found online at: http://escholarship.org/uc/item/20s7z3z2.pdf

McGinn‚ Meghan Mary. (2012). An Examination of Change Processes in Integrative Behavioral Couple Therapy. University of California. Doctoral dissertation