client-centered approach

cli·ent-cen·tered ap·proach

(klī'ĕnt-sen'tĕrd ă-prōch')
Honoring the desires, interests, priorities, and motivations of a client and/or client's family/significant others in conducting evaluations and designing interventions (also called patient-centered approach).

client-centered approach

Emphasis on a patient's or client's autonomy and right to choose goals and/or interventions based on his or her identified needs for services.
Synonym: client-centered therapy See: Patient's Bill of Rights
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