Therapeutic Communication Key Points

by Cathy Parkes November 25, 2020 Updated: August 14, 2021

Key points about Therapeutic Communication: Avoid asking "Why...?" Ask OPEN ended questions. Ex: "Tell me more...." Do not offer your opinion, give false reassurance, or change the subject.

Key points about Therapeutic Communication:

  • Avoid asking "Why...?"
  • Ask OPEN ended questions. Ex: "Tell me more...."
  • Do not offer your opinion, give false reassurance, or change the subject.

Check out our full article on therapeutic communication in the psychiatric mental health setting.



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