client-centred therapy


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Related to client-centred therapy: Carl Rogers, Person centered psychotherapy

client-centred therapy

Talk therapy in the UK which emphasises the importance of empathy in healing. The therapist provides an environment of empathy, unconditional positive regard, acceptance and support.

cli·ent-cen·tered ther·a·py

(klī'ĕnt-sen'tĕrd thār'ă-pē)
A system of nondirective psychotherapy based on the assumption that the client (or patient) both has the internal resources to improve and is in the best position to resolve personality dysfunction.
Synonym(s): client-centred therapy.