therapeutic encounter

therapeutic encounter,

n contact between at least two people designed to enhance the health of one or more of those engaged in the contact. See also therapeutic alliance.
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Questions about the structural boundaries and relational flavour of the therapeutic encounter are addressed in Chapter 4, with discussion of the role of dialogue, the merits and challenges of therapist self-disclosure, and the definition of existential therapy as 'directional', i.
Learning objectives: Developing an understanding of the role of the arts in general and storytelling in particular to reinforce our connection to the plant world; contributing to the ongoing invention of tradition as today's stories are linked to and build on the stories of yesterday; recognising the potential which arises from using both science and stories within the therapeutic encounter.
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2], pulsed 1:4) therapy produce equivalent improvements in pain when used to treat DOMS of the biceps in the context of a therapeutic encounter.
The importance of trust, empathy, hope, fear, trepidation, and uncertainty in the therapeutic encounter should not be disregarded.
Like Orange (2011), I believe the relational context of the therapeutic encounter to be key.
Led by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the Program in Placebo Studies and Therapeutic Encounter (PiPS) at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School, the new findings help to illuminate one of the more intangible aspects of health care - the doctor/patient relationship.
In developing partnerships mental health nursing recognise that the therapeutic encounter is based on a partnership.
The technical therapeutic encounter that has characterized a great deal of patient care for the last few decades can be transformed into a more effective healing partnership through a new appreciation of brain function and systems medicine.
Sex in psychotherapy; sexuality, passion, love, and desire in the therapeutic encounter.
A last chance, dance class for perceived no-hopers soon becomes a therapeutic encounter between teenagers struggling with their ideas about sexuality and adulthood.
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