nondirective therapy


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nondirective therapy

n
(Psychiatry) psychiatry another name for client-centred therapy
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The nondirective therapy of Carl Rogers has a self-reflexive basis.
First is the distinction between directive and nondirective therapy. In nondirective therapy, ordinarily referred to as psychodynamic therapy, the doctor's anonymity is essential for the gradual and necessary development of the transference.
One reason that Rogers was able to demonstrate the propositions of nondirective therapy so cogently was that he was the first person ever to record and publish complete cases of psychotherapy.