A treatment strategy in which the therapist reduces his client's confusion regarding time, place or their personhood. The therapist constantly reminds them that they are safe, what day it is, where they are at the moment, what is happening and what is about to take place.

REALITY ORIENTATION: "Reality orientation strives to assure the client that they are safe and that the world makes sense."
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