REINFORCEMENT THERAPY By N., Sam M.S. - 52 Therapy founded on operant reconditioning and utilizing positive reinforcement to begin and advance behavioral modification. See also: reinforcement counseling. REINFORCEMENT THERAPY: "Reinforcement therapy allows a subject to modify their behavior through positive reinforcement." Related Psychology Terms REINFORCEMENT (Reward and Punishment) Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population Ethics and Boundary Issues CHILD PSYCHIATRY CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY Diagnosis and Treatment Planning Using the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale: A Case Study on Grief Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams Developing a Case Study SEXUAL DEVIATIONS (GENERAL) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "REINFORCEMENT THERAPY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/reinforcement-therapy/ (accessed August 16, 2022).