THERAPEUTIC CRISIS

a turning point during the process of remediation, generally because of abrupt insight or a substantial revelation on the behalf of the client. The crisis might have good or bad effects and might lead to a modification for the better or the worse, relying upon how it is dealt with.

THERAPEUTIC CRISIS: "The therapist hadn't expected a therapeutic crisis at this stage in treatment."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "THERAPEUTIC CRISIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/therapeutic-crisis/ (accessed April 18, 2021).
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