WHAT IS THE COMMUNICATION IN MENTAL HEALTH?

ACCREDITED SENIOR PSYCHOTHERAPIST/COUNSELLOR -Dr.Fawzy Masaoud-LONDON, ENGLAND

Communication
involves information or a thought, passing from one person to another. The
pathway the thought moves along is called a communication channel.
Communication can be composed of several parts including:

  • 1-Source of the message.
  • 2-Encoding/interpreting .
  • 3-The message itself .
  • 4-Transmission of the message .

The
communication process simultaneously works between both the senders and
the receivers. It is this transfer of information which makes up
communication. However, there are many factors that affect the efficiency of
the communication process. These factors include barriers, interpretation and
the mode of communication chosen (i.e. via voice, phone, fax, sight, email,
etc.)

In order
to send/transmit any message each person needs to encode the message so that it
can be sent.

In order to receive any message, each person needs to decode the message so that it can be understood. The encoding and decoding methods may result in…

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