Many treatments require a level of intimacy between client and therpsit. This intimacy can actually form part of the benefit to the client, whether it be on meeting and greeting, through a consultation prior to treatment, aftercare advice following a treatment, or the treatment itself.
Intimacy: The Key to Our Well-Being
As social beings, we have the biological need to be with others. From the moment we are born up to our adult years, we strive to build relationships with different people. We need it to boost our self-worth, feel connected, and achieve happiness.
In a 40-year study, researchers from Queens College were able to show that intimacy is the key towards well-being. What’s more surprising is that it doesn’t matter if people change partners as they age. What’s important is that they experience genuine intimacy.
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