A verbal expression that conveys recognition and understanding of another person’s thoughts, feelings, and perspectives.
Citation: Koerner, K., & Linehan, M. M. (2004). Validation principles and strategies. In W. O. Donahue, J. E. Fisher, & S. C. Hayes (Eds.), Cognitive behavior therapy: Applying empirically supported techniques in your practice (pp. 456 – 462). Wiley and Sons, Inc.
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