Therapeutic Interior & its Effects on Patients
The interior of the room is influenced by user perceptions of psychological security, closeness, self-disclosure, the ability to form therapeutic connections, and the feeling of the Persons in the environment. Poor treatment spatial design may increase emotions of otherness, hinder agency development, restrict communication, and result in poor service user outcomes and experiences. In this paper, we have discussed the influence of interior design of clinic or home space on therapeutic process. Architectural elements are the generally permanent components of an environment in which a clinic or the house is located such as the physical design, design, size and form of the furniture, closets or other equipment, and the materials used in its construction. Low lighting may have a pleasant and calming impact on an individual’s perceived attraction and customer self-disclosure. The findings show that the interior design of the counselling room may have an impact on communication and other human interactions. The environment of the room may also influence communication. Sommer (1969) found that the discussion of female geriatric participants rose in a pleasant or socio-fugal setting, including flowers, magazines, vase and others. From a practical point of view, knowing environmental variables in advice like lighting effects enables advisors more effectively to undertake therapy. We see counselling contexts as overlapping areas, as do other scholars. The connection between environmental and clinical psychology should be made clear to counsellors, clinicians, psychiatrists and their organisations. They are more conscious of environmental effects throughout their treatment sessions.
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