Listening to what a client needs from a treatment can be an important part of being a therapist. This is especially true when working with clients with diagnosed health conditions, where you may be working with other health and social care professionals.
Speaking about supporting clients with arthritis in issue 118 of International Therapist, Carolyn Wellington, MFHT, says, ‘Make the time to listen. Make the time to care. In our role as a therapist, we are a small cog in a large wheel. Work with the clients’ GP, physio and external healthcare team.’