noun. With regard to therapy, a method utilized whenever a client shows improper behavior, wherein the therapy professional asks the client to repeat the actions in an proper but exaggerated manner.

OVERCORRECTION: "Over-correction is often more effective as a therapeutic approach to children than to adults."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "OVERCORRECTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/overcorrection/ (accessed October 15, 2021).