Table 51 Interview skills used in counselling

• Use reflected statements.

• Allow expressions of emotion.

• Offer supportive comments.

• Paraphrase and summarise.

• Allow patients to correct your interpretations of their feelings.

• Observe lack of congruence.

• Try to understand what the patient is feeling:

— manipulation

— insecurity

• Make intelligent guesses to prompt patient to continue.

Was this article helpful?

0 0
Constipation Prescription

Constipation Prescription

Did you ever think feeling angry and irritable could be a symptom of constipation? A horrible fullness and pressing sharp pains against the bladders can’t help but affect your mood. Sometimes you just want everyone to leave you alone and sleep to escape the pain. It is virtually impossible to be constipated and keep a sunny disposition. Follow the steps in this guide to alleviate constipation and lead a happier healthy life.

Get My Free Ebook

Post a comment