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What is the working phase of the nurse-client relationship?

Working Phase: The working or middle phase of the relationship is where nursing interventions frequently take place. Problems and issues are identified and plans to address these are put into action. Positive changes may alternate with resistance and/or lack of change.

Why is communication important between nurse and patient?

Good communication between nurses and patients is essential for the successful outcome of individualized nursing care of each patient. To achieve this, however, nurses must understand and help their patients, demonstrating courtesy, kindness and sincerity.

How do you build trust in therapeutic relationship?

Some strategies that may help include:

  1. Help the client feel more welcome.
  2. Know that relationships take time.
  3. Never judge the client.
  4. Manage your own emotions.
  5. Talk about what the client wants from therapy.
  6. Ask more or different questions.
  7. Don’t make the client feel rejected.
  8. Refer to another therapist.

How does the therapeutic relationship work?

Trust, respect, and congruence are major components of a good therapeutic relationship. Therapists are encouraged to show empathy and genuineness. As with any other social relationship, the therapeutic relationship has boundaries which help to define acceptable and unacceptable behaviors.

What is the therapeutic alliance and why does it matter?

What is the Therapeutic Alliance and Why is it Important? The ‘therapeutic alliance’, also called the ‘therapeutic relationship’, is how you and a therapist connect, behave, and engage with each other. Some sum this up by saying the therapeutic alliance is the ‘bond’ that develops in the therapy room.

What are the therapeutic factors?

Therapeutic factors are processes that contribute to improvement in the patient’s condition; they are different from conditions for change and from techniques.