Therapeutic Communication. Lecture 1. Objective #6. Define communication. Communication is:. interaction between 2+ people exchange of information. Communication. - tion Process Communica Share / give To make common. Communication is influenced by:. Values Attitudes Beliefs
AKA: body language
Allows the professional to focus on the patient’s needs and not on our own!!
What characteristics do you ascribe to someone you really like talking to?
Listening is the key!
SocialTherapeutic vs. Social Communication