COUNTERSUGGESTION

noun. With regard to psychotherapy, a recommendation by a therapy professional which is in opposition to a prior recommendation or certain secured concept. This method I utilized to minimize the impact of thee prior recommendation or concept, supply a supplement, or for both.

COUNTERSUGGESTION: "Countersuggestions are used frequently when therapists are teaching people new ways of parenting that are more effective than the negative or authoritative ways they may have picked up in their own negative childhood environments."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "COUNTERSUGGESTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/countersuggestion/ (accessed May 27, 2020).
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