CONGRUENCE

noun. 1. basically, joint consent, unity, or acclimation with others. 2. with regard to the phenomenological personality theory of Carl Rogers, (i) the requirement for a professional to behave in alignment with their authentic feelings instead of with a preset or ideal perception of what a therapist should be or act like, or (ii) the aware incorporation of an encounter into the individual. 3. with regard to environmental psychology, reference: person-environment interaction.

CONGRUENCE: "Finally, the two parties were in congruence with one another."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "CONGRUENCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/congruence/ (accessed December 10, 2018).
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