THERAPEUTIC ATMOSPHERE

surroundings of acceptance, empathic comprehension, and unrelenting positive regard wherein patients feel most free to speak and think about their thoughts, actions, and feelings and make constructive alterations to their outlooks and responses.

THERAPEUTIC ATMOSPHERE: "The therapeutic atmosphere was practically non-existent in the last facility she was in."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "THERAPEUTIC ATMOSPHERE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/therapeutic-atmosphere/ (accessed September 9, 2019).
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