DIRECTIVE COUNSELING By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 The approach to conselling that follows a line relevant to the client. Also called directive psychotherapy. DIRECTIVE COUNSELING: "Directive counselling is where the therapist follows a line of therapy right for the client's condition." Related Psychology Terms INTERPRETIVE THERAPY DIRECTIVE PLAY THERAPY REASSURANCE FOCUSING COUNTERTRANSFERENCE TECHNICAL ECLECTICISM INTERPERSONAL GROUP PSYCHOTHERAPY PROMPTING STRUCTURAL FAMILY THERAPY PROCESS EXPERIENTIAL PSYCHOTHERAPY Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DIRECTIVE COUNSELING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/directive-counseling/ (accessed October 27, 2020).