This paper discusses what is the Therapeutic Attendance (Al) clinic, as a clinical instrument of the re-socialization of clients with psychosocial djfficulties. The democratic psychiatric model and its ideas are related to the originalily of this type of clinic. The present study introduces this new model of attendance as a field for health professionals, highlighting the importance qfthe therapeutic attendant graduation. The AT clinic practices
are seen as the theoretical reference for the body psychotherapy, with the social djfferences, conflicts and contradictions inherent to the process of human relations.
Mental Health; Psychiatry; Rehabilitation; Therapeutics