Talking Body Listening Hands: A Guide to Professionalism, Communication and the Therapeutic Relationship, 2ndEdition, explores common professional practice issues and ethical dilemmas faced by manual therapists. Peer-reviewed and evidence-informed, it connects ethics and professionalism with interpersonal skill and it includes communication techniques that promote client-centered care. This edition expands on concepts related to consent, confidentiality and privacy and the implications that social media pose for the integrity of therapeutic relationships. New therapist diaries and rich case studies that will resonate with readers.
About the Author:
For more than thirty years, Canadian massage therapy educator, writer, researcher and long-time practitioner, Pamela Fitch, has explored professional, ethical and communicative challenges faced by manual therapists. She remains particularly interested in how massage therapy affects clients who have experienced trauma, post-traumatic stress and complex pain conditions. A committed educator, she has been recognized with several awards for teaching.
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