In this episode Andrew & Maxi continue chatting with physiotherapists Janet Holly and Alex Chisholm.
In this second episode we cover:
The importance of the therapeutic alliance when treating patients with persistent pain
The key shifts that therapists need to make in treating patients with pain
How therapists need to relook at goal setting with patients
How to treat patients who are looking for passive treatment
A useful analogy to use with patients who are accustomed to tissue based treatments
Why emotional pain is something therapists will confront when exploring goal setting
How to get patients to move past their diagnosis
Why joy is an important emotion to foster in the patient relationship
Why listening is treatment
Why it’s important to screen for depression in patients and what to do for patients with suicidal thoughts
Why it’s important to have a plan in place for patients with mental health challenges
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