unsupportive

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Adj.1.unsupportive - not furnishing support or assistanceunsupportive - not furnishing support or assistance
negative - characterized by or displaying negation or denial or opposition or resistance; having no positive features; "a negative outlook on life"; "a colorless negative personality"; "a negative evaluation"; "a negative reaction to an advertising campaign"
supportive - furnishing support or assistance; "a supportive family network"; "his family was supportive of his attempts to be a writer"
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However, if the client will not disclose due to a history where other listeners have responded to the client unsupportively, then the client likely has a problem with identifying the appropriate conditions for disclosure.
However, if the therapist will not disclose due to a history where other listeners have responded to the therapist unsupportively, then the therapist likely has a problem with identifying the appropriate conditions for disclosure.