Pick an aspect of therapeutic communication to complete your assignment. Here are some example aspects or you may choose a different one.
- Cultural Sensitivity
- Non-Verbal Meanings
- Listening and Attending
Once you have chosen an aspect, how would you explain/demonstrate active listening, paraphrasing, and mentalizing using the aspect you have chosen?
Demonstrate/explain your knowledge and skills of therapeutic communication in order to do the following:
- Assess the needs of the client
- Respect the client’s values and beliefs
- Provide support
- Encourage the client to verbalize feelings
- Offer effective communication with the client.
- Discuss the problems/barriers that can arise for the topic you have chosen.
- Identify how these problems/barriers can interfere with therapeutic communication.
- Discuss how this aspect of therapeutic communication might change to enhance alliance-building with individuals who are from another culture (choose one).
- What would help you improve upon your delivery of the chosen therapeutic communication technique?