Therapeutic Community staff and clients interact on a daily basis in joint work, educational, and leisure activities. The therapeutic relationship evolves over periods of months as Therapeutic Community staff and clients become more and more familiar with each other.
Conversations in a Therapeutic Community are also often punctuated by the emergence of difficult topics. These are often raised and managed in group meetings. Managing difficult topics is an important part of Therapeutic Community staff members’ skill set. Click on the following links to find out more.