Counselling is Not: Giving advice. Judgemental. Attempting to sort out the problems of the client. Expecting or encouraging a client to behave in a way in which the counsellor may have behaved when confronted with a similar problem in their own life. Getting emotionally involved with the client. Looking at a client's problems from your own perspective, based on your own value system.
Share this pix with those who have family or friends affected by Alzheimers or dementia. This information is also ideal for caregivers who may not have had training on how to communicate more effectively with those suffering from Alzheimers or dementia.
A gesture is the use of our body to express meaning or an idea by hand, arm, head and eye movements. Gestures have different meanings and can influence the message. Be mindful as a sender and receiver of this type of non-verbal communication.