A Challenging Aspect In Effective Therapy

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Engagement with the client is a vital yet challenging aspect in effective therapy. According to Thompson, Bender, Lantry and Flynn (2007), when the clients are engaged they are more likely to create a connection with their counselors or therapist, participate to a greater degree, endorse the treatment goals, remain longer in the treatment, as well as reporting higher levels of satisfaction. Once in the therapy room, multiple factors can assist in building accord and empathy and equally undermine it. It is, therefore, important for the therapist to utilize non-verbal techniques to validate the client and detect obstacles that may impede change (Gurton, 2015).
In this case, the nurse needs to detect that the student is hesitant to share his
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