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Therapeutic Communication A. Purpose of therapeutic interaction w/ pts a. Allow them autonomy to make choices when appropriate B. Keep statements value-free, advice-free, and re-assurance-free C. JUST THE FACTS! NO opinions D. What to do when there’s a psych situation and the pt describes a physical problem a. ASSESS!!!! b. Need to attend to physiologic needs E. Forbidden phrases a. “You should…” F. Basic communications applied to all pts a. Establish trust b. Demonstrate non-judgmental attitude c. Offer self; be empathetic, not sympathetic Types of Treatment Modalities A. Milieu therapy a. Planned use of people, resources, and activities in the environment to assist in improving interpersonal skills, social functioning, and performing ADLs, as well as safety and protection for all pts b. Inpt. And outpt settings c. Provide pt’s an opportunity to gain insight into their behavior via staff limit setting and pt responses to maladaptive social responses Levels of Anxiety A. Mild Anxiety a.