Intro to Empathetic Counseling: “OARS”

  • ¬†OARS is an acronym to give clinicians “micro-counseling” techniques for how to communicate in an empathetic manner that establishes rapport with the patient.
  • It stands for Open-Ended Questions, Affirmation, Reflective Listening, and Summarizing Statements.

Watch the slideshow below to learn more.

 

Questions