RELAXATION THERAPY By N., Sam M.S. - 2 Using an approach of relaxation techniques to enhance the relief of emotional tension. Also known as: therapeutic relaxation. See also: progressive relaxation. RELAXATION THERAPY: "Relaxation therapy may include massage and meditation." Related Psychology Terms CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY CHILD PSYCHIATRY MENTAL HEALTH AND ECONOMIC LEVEL SCHIZOPHRENIC REACTIONS (THERAPY) RE-EDUCATION DIRECTIVE PSYCHOTHERAPY SUPPORTIVE THERAPY RECONSTRUCTIVE THERAPY ALCOHOLIC ADDICTION REHABILITATION (Psychiatric) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "RELAXATION THERAPY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/relaxation-therapy/ (accessed December 2, 2021).