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Rationalization
Rationalization is a word used to describe the false explanations we give to others for our behaviour because they conform to acceptable social standards for attitudes, actions, feelings, ideas etc. - standards which our actual motives involved may not conform to.
Reflective Practice
Reflective Practice is a specific tool or process of most health care professionals in which time is taken to assess their own practices and experiences, in order to inform new choices and specific ongoing learning needs.
Registered Nurse
This term refers to a member of the College of Nursing in Ontario, the official regulating and accrediting agency for nurses.
Registered Psychotherapist
This term refers to a member of the College of Registered Psychotherapists in Ontario, the official regulating and accrediting agency for psychotherapists.
Registered Social Worker
This term refers to a member of the College of Social Work in Ontario, the official regulating and accrediting agency for social workers.
Relational
Relational psychotherapy is a powerful, effective model for working with individuals who suffer from chronic emotional, psychological, and/or relational distress.
Relationship
A relationship refers to the interpersonal and intrapsychic dynamics between two or more people.
RelPsych(Dip)
RelPsych(Dip) stands for Diploma in Relational Psychotherapy granted by the Toronto Institute for Relational Psychotherapy, a private training institute in Toronto.
Reparation
In the theory of Melanie Klein, reparation is the attempt we make to make up for having wounded a person ('object') whom we have feelings for.
Repression
Freud's general term for the unconscious mind's process of ridding itself of conscious memories.
Resilience
Resilience is a form of psychological elasticity and strength that allows one to recover quickly from difficulties.
Respect
Respect has special meaning in psychodynamic psychotherapy. It means looking back at someone or something, and is ultimately derived from the theatre.
RIHR
RIHR is a membership designation granted by the Canadian Examining Board of Health Care Practitioners.
RLMP
RLMP means membership has been granted by the Examining Board of Natural Health Practitioners.
RMT
RMT stands for Registered Massage Therapist a credential granted to members of the College of Massage in Ontario.
RN
RN stands for Registered Nurse, a credential of the government-regulated College of Nursing in Ontario.
RP
This term refers to a member of the College of Registered Psychotherapists in Ontario, the official regulating and accrediting agency for psychotherapists.
RPC
RPC is a designation granted by the Canadian Professional Counsellors Association.
RSW
RSW stands for Registered Social Worker, a membership designation of the government-regulated College of Social Work in Ontario.
RYT
RYT stands for Registered Yoga Teacher.
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