Definition of client-centred in US English:


(US client-centered)


  • 1That focuses on the needs or desires of the client.

  • 2Psychology of or designating a technique of non-directive therapy first developed by Carl Rogers, in which the therapist concentrates on communicating warmth, understanding, and acceptance as the client explores the roots of, and potential solutions to, his or her emotional problems.


1930s; earliest use found in Social Forces.