DIRECTED REVERIE By N., Sam M.S. - 8 A technique used in therapy where thye client is asked to re-experience a dream or early life event by describing a mental image of it. See guided affective imagery. DIRECTED REVERIE: "In directed reverie a client is asked to relive a past experience or dream." Related Psychology Terms Counselor and Client Safety CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams Characteristics and Behaviors of Effective Counseling Using the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale: A Case Study on Grief Selecting a Diagnosis CLIENT-CENTERED THERAPY Diagnosis and Treatment Planning CHILD PSYCHIATRY Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "DIRECTED REVERIE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/directed-reverie/ (accessed July 2, 2022).