Clinician's Rules: Validate patient's reality

Shane Porter / Headline SurferBy SHANE PORTER
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NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- Clinician Rules: Validate your patient's reality.

Take the time to understand your patient's reality. Sure it is different but in the end it is their reality. Unless you learn to validate and summarize what they have said to you, they will never feel understood.

Mental health counseling / Headline SurferTake the time to understand your patient's reality. Sure it is different but in the end it is their reality.

Unless you learn to validate and summarize what they have said to you, they will never feel understood.

 

 

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Shane Porter, a licensed mental health counselor who has been in private practice since 1998, is president of the Counseling Center of New Smyrna Beach. His community column, "Get Psyched," is exclusively carried by Headline Surfer®.