Myofascial Release is a form of manual therapy that helps issues of pain and movement dysfunction. Valuing clients as partners in recovery is crucial as they are the experts of their body, their pain and their concerns. The greatest therapy efficacy is observed through consistent communication between the therapist and client, where the client reports what they feel and the location in which they feel it.
Assertiveness is the point of balance on the spectrum of effective communication, where on one end there is passivity and on the other there is aggressiveness. Assertiveness is respecting oneself as well as others by letting the thoughts, feelings and beliefs of both parties be heard. Learn more about how to become an assertive communicator.
For many people with aphasia, there is some evidence that communication partner training can increase the effectiveness of their interactions with their loved ones, even though this type of therapy does not directly impact their ability to produce sounds, words or sentences.
This blog post shares three main pillars of couples communication and provides some helpful food-for-thought for people in romantic relationships.