PROBING

The utilization of direct questioning in psychotherapy to stimulate further discussion. The technique is used to uncover important information relevant to the subject or to facilitate the subject in coming to a realization about themselves or their condition.

PROBING: "The probing helped us uncover some anger issues."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PROBING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/probing/ (accessed October 13, 2019).
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