REGRESSIVE RECONSTRUCTIVE APPROACH

Psychotherapeutic method where the subject is pushed to relive traumatic events (and to re-experience the emotional intensity of those events) from earlier stages of life. Believed to help encourage the subject's personality development, emotional adaptation, and maturity.

REGRESSIVE RECONSTRUCTIVE APPROACH: "A regressive reconstructive approach is believed to allow subjects to achieve greater maturity."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "REGRESSIVE RECONSTRUCTIVE APPROACH," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/regressive-reconstructive-approach/ (accessed August 24, 2019).
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