nondirective
adjective Date: 1931 of, relating to, or being psychotherapy, counseling, or interviewing in which the counselor refrains from interpretation or explanation but encourages the client (as by repeating phrases) to talk freely

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  • nondirective — [spelling only] * * * non·di·rec·tive (nŏn dĭ rĕkʹtĭv, dī ) adj. Of, relating to, or being a psychotherapeutic or counseling technique in which the therapist takes an unobtrusive role in order to encourage free expression and problem resolution… …   Universalium

  • nondirective — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • nondirective — “+ adjective Etymology: non (I) + directive 1. : of or relating to psychotherapy or counseling in which the counselor refrains from interpretive or associative comment but usually by repeating phrases used by the client encourages him to express …   Useful english dictionary

  • nondirective — non·di·rec·tive .nän də rek tiv, (.)dī adj of, relating to, or being psychotherapy, counseling, or interviewing in which the counselor refrains from interpretation or explanation but encourages the client (as by repeating phrases) to talk freely …   Medical dictionary

  • nondirective — adj. does not direct, does not guide …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nondirective — non·directive …   English syllables

  • nondirective psychotherapy — or client centered therapy Type of psychotherapy in which the counselor refrains from interpretation or explanation but encourages the client to establish a person to person relationship with him or her and to talk freely. It originated with Carl …   Universalium

  • nondirective antenna — įvairiakryptė antena statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. nondirectional antenna; nondirective antenna; omnidirectional antenna vok. Rundstrahlantenne, f; rundstrahlende Antenne, f; ungerichtete Antenne, f rus. всенаправленная антенна …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • nondirective antenna — įvairiakryptė antena statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. non directional antenna; nondirective antenna; omnidirectional antenna vok. rundstrahlende Antenne, f; ungerichtete Antenne, f rus. ненаправленная антенна, f pranc. antenne… …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • nondirective therapy — /non di rek tiv, duy /. See client centered therapy. [NON + DIRECTIVE] * * * …   Universalium

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