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n. in psychotherapy, refers to an important limit set by the therapist. It is one of the ground rules which a client must follow. For instance, it may involve physical limits such as ethical distance between doctor and patient.

BOUNDARY: "In order for a therapeutic relationship to remain professional, there should be a set boundary on physical and personal limits."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "BOUNDARY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/boundary/ (accessed July 3, 2022).

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