Self-awareness and reflection: exploring the 'therapeutic use of self'

Elaine Kwaitek, Karen McKenzie, Daphne Loads

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Assesses what the participants gained from a pilot partnership course set up to help social care staff to explore new therapeutic ways of working with people with learning disabilities. Therapeutic use of self; Empathy as a cornerstone of therapeutic work; Presencing; Illustration that all the participants felt that the course had increased their awareness in the areas addressed by the course.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)27-31
JournalLearning Disability Practice
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2005


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