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client-centered therapy

[klahy-uh nt sen-terd] /ˈklaɪ ənt ˌsɛn tərd/
noun, Psychology.
a nondirective method of psychotherapy in which treatment consists of helping patients to use effectively their own latent resources in solving problems. Unabridged
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  • client-centered therapy focuses especially on difficulties that stem from a client's negative feelings of self-worth.

client-centered therapy in Medicine

client-centered therapy cli·ent-cen·tered therapy (klī'ənt-sěn'tərd)
A system of psychotherapy based on the assumption that the patient has the internal resources to improve and is in the best position to resolve his or her own personality dysfunction.

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