REALITY CONFRONTATION

An act on behalf of the therapist in which the client is asked to consider the possibilty that he or she has miscontrued an event or the intentions of another. It is a strategy to help reduce maladaptive behaviors and distorted thinking.

REALITY CONFRONTATION: "The therapist decided to use reality confrontation when his client explained that everyone was plotting against them."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "REALITY CONFRONTATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/reality-confrontation/ (accessed December 12, 2019).
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