DECENTERING By Nugent, Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 1. Techniques used to move from ventured thinking to open-minded thinking. 2. Dissolving the unity between self and identity. See decentration. DECENTERING: "Joe was taught decentering techniques when his athletics career was over." Related Psychology Terms PANTHEISM PSYCHOGENDER CONSONANCE ACCEPTANCE SENSE OF SELF SEXUAL IDENTITY SENSE OF IDENTITY RACIAL IDENTITY ATYPICAL GENDER IDENTITY DISORDER PRECONSCIOUS THINKING Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "DECENTERING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/decentering/ (accessed June 25, 2017).