nondirective therapy


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nondirective therapy

[¦nän·di′rek·div ′ther·ə·pē]
(psychology)
Type of psychotherapy in which the patient is in the dominant position and is given complete freedom to express herself or himself.
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The nondirective therapy of Carl Rogers has a self-reflexive basis.
First is the distinction between directive and nondirective therapy.
It is interesting to note that the training of counselors in nondirective therapy can be described in general semantics terms as consisting in large part of training in the avoidance of just suc h orientations.