The Dyad Model Summary
Receptive partner gets the instruction clear in his/her own mind.
Receptive partner puts her/his attention on the active partner.
Receptive partner communicates the instruction clearly and directly to the active partner. (see 1)
Receptive partner keeps his/her attention on the active partner and is open to a response.
Active partner listens to receptive partner and receives the instruction.
Active partner complies with the instruction to the best of her/his ability. (see 2)
Active partner communicates his/her compliance to the receptive partner. (see 3)
Receptive partner listens to, receives, and understands the active partner's communication.
Receptive partner acknowledges the compliance by saying, "Thank you," "OK," or some equivalent phrase.
Partners reverse roles.
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