nondirective

adjective non·di·rec·tive \ ˌnän-də-ˈrek-tiv , -(ˌ)dī- \

Definition of nondirective

: 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

First Known Use of nondirective

1931

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nondirective

adjective non·di·rec·tive \ ˌnän-də-ˈrek-tiv, -(ˌ)dī- \

medical Definition of nondirective

: 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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