“I will refer you to a clergy who can help you understand what is happening to you.”
“ It isn’t fair that an innocent like you will suffer from AIDS.”
“That is a negative attitude.”
”It must really be frustrating for you. How can I best help you?”
Giving broad opening
Remove all potentially harmful items from the client’s room.
Allow the client to express feelings of hopelessness.
Note the client’s capabilities to increase self-esteem.
Set a “no suicide” contract with the client.
Establishing a relationship with the opposite sex and career planning.
Parental and societal responsibilities.
Establishing one’s sense of competence in school.
Developing initial commitments and collaboration in work
A therapy that rewards adaptive behavior
A cognitive approach to change behavior
A living. learning or working environment.
A permissive and congenial environment
Encourage verbalization of concerns instead of demonstrating them through the body
Divert attention toward activities
Place in semi-fowlers position and render O2 inhalation as ordered
Help her recognize that her physical condition has an emotional component
“You are much better than when you were admitted so there’s no reason to worry.”
“What would you like to do now that you’re about to go home?”
“You seem to have concerns about going home.”
“Aren’t you glad that you’re going home soon?”