PRESCRIBING By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 1. with regard to psychotherapy and medicine, guiding or telling a client what to do in particular scenarios. 2. requesting the utilization of a medicine. PRESCRIBING: "The doctor said she is prescribing rest and plenty of fluids." Related Psychology Terms COUNTERTRANSFERENCE TECHNICAL ECLECTICISM PARAPHASIA PASSIVE LISTENING COUNSELING FOCUSING VERBALIZATION OUTCOME NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION (NVC) PROMPTING Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PRESCRIBING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/prescribing/ (accessed February 18, 2020).