Question Objectives: Define reflective listening and demonstrate empathetic responses. sending ch 8 via email Listening well to others requires skill because it can be therapeutic and healing. Listening to another person in a way that indicates our concern for that person is important in the healing process. In this chapter we will cover the importance of reflective listening. Read Chapter 8 in your textbook. Write a two-page paper summarizing reflective listening. Include in your paper why it is important how you respond to another’s feelings. Give an example of how you experienced this in your own life whether you were the giver or the receiver of the response to the feelings.