Phases of Helping Relationships
by Cathy Parkes December 07, 2020 Updated: December 29, 2021
Phases of a helping (therapeutic) relationship with a patient include Orientation, Working, and Termination.
During the Orientation phase, the parameters of the relationship are established:
- Goal of relationship.
- Meeting location, frequency, and length.
- Duration of relationship.
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