nondirective

[ nŏn′dĭ-rĕktĭv, -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.

Nearby words

  1. nondepolarizing block,
  2. nondepolarizing neuromuscular blocking agent,
  3. nondescript,
  4. nondestructive testing,
  5. nondirectional,
  6. nondirective therapy,
  7. nondisclosure agreement,
  8. nondisjunction,
  9. nondistinctive,
  10. nondomiciled


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