nondirective


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nondirective

(nŏn′dĭ-rĕk′tĭv, -dī-)
adj.
Of, relating to, or being a psychotherapeutic or counseling technique in which the therapist takes an unobtrusive role in order to encourage free expression and problem resolution by the client or patient.
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Nondirective meditation led to higher activity than during rest in the part of the brain dedicated to processing self-related thoughts and feelings.
Increased theta and alpha EEG activity during nondirective meditation.
Keywords for searching studies in the online databases included child-centered play therapy, nondirective play therapy, person-centered play therapy, humanistic play therapy, filial therapy, and combinations of the aforementioned terms.
If the communication style seems to be only a modified version of cooperative or nondirective, staff may question leadership and the direction of their work and overall mission of the organization.
Over the past decade, however, there has been a shift toward various types of mindfulness meditation and nondirective meditation, as these techniques have increasingly been embraced by psychologists and psychiatrists.
Glickman, Gordon, & Ross-Gordon (2009) break down clinical supervision approaches/behaviors as directive (which is supervisor dominated), nondirective (student dominated) or collaborative, that is characterized by shared responsibility between the US and the PS.
Child-centered play therapy is a developmentally appropriate, humanistic, nondirective approach for children that includes the use of toys and play-based materials to facilitate a broad range of verbal and nonverbal expression.
Let us consider an AUT and a nondirective probe moving along a spiral wrapping a sphere of radius d in the NF region and adopt the spherical coordinate system (r, I, [phi]) for denoting an observation point P (Fig.
The paper generates insights about Gide's emphasis on ends and means, his system of nondirective, humanistic ethics, his version of homosexual morality, and the full complexity of Gide's political positionings.
MI begins with the counselor's nondirective supportive stance.
7) The Ask, Listen, Empathize approach is a nondirective communication style based primarily on active listening.