DIRECTIVE COUNSELING By N., Sam M.S. - 86 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 CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY Counselor and Client Safety Using the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale: A Case Study on Grief Characteristics and Behaviors of Effective Counseling CLIENT-CENTERED THERAPY Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams Selecting a Diagnosis Ethics and Boundary Issues Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population MENTAL HEALTH AND ECONOMIC LEVEL Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "DIRECTIVE COUNSELING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/directive-counseling/ (accessed June 28, 2022).