non-directive therapy; the therapist is just their as a "sounding board" whom the patient uses to bounce ideas off and eventually resolve their problems. Almost like psychoanalysis but more client-centred and less therapist-centred.
Well the humanistic approach focuses on the Idea of Free will. and that individuals have freedom and chocies in life. Maslows Hierachy of needs (Maslow) is one important model that the approach takes on. Incvluding phsiolgical needs, self esteem needs and cognitive needsa and when all these lower needs and accomlished you reach the highest level of self actualization - Realising your full potential