Too Accommodating?

© Helen Lesser, 2022

While each patient is unique and needs to be treated as such, it is possible to be over-accommodating – to the detriment of the treatment.

Occasionally, a patient might request changes to room temperature, lighting, background music or something else which might be easily changed and you may be happy to accommodate the request, but when a patient makes suggestions about the content of the therapy, warning bells should start to sound.

The following gives an overview of one therapist’s experience of this and the replies the question generated from other practitioners explain the reasons why this will prevent successful treatment, along with suggestions as to how to rectify the situation.


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