5 Therapeutic Communication Strategies for the Mentally Ill Client
Therapeutic communication is one of the most difficult things for nurses to master when caring for those who are trying to cope with the stressors of disease, illness, and even the loss of life. Finding the right things to say in times of great distress is one of the key elements in establishing a therapeutic relationship.
Implementing therapeutic communication strategies for those who may have impaired coping mechanisms is essential in facilitating a safe and therapeutic environment. Here are five therapeutic communication strategies for the mentally ill client: