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1. the promotion of the skills, knowledge, and confidence necessary to take greater control of one’s life. In psychotherapy, the process involves helping clients become more active in meeting their needs and fulfilling their desires and aims to provide them with a sense of achievement and realization of their own abilities and ambitions. See also enabling.

2. the delegation of increased decision-making powers to individuals or groups in a society or organization. —empower vb.

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February 26th 2024

rotation system

rotation system

a technique of group therapy in which the therapist works with each individual in sequence in the presence of other group members.