dereflection

dereflection

[dē′rəflek′shən]
Etymology: L, de + reflectere, to bend back
a technique of logotherapeutic psychology that is directed to taking a person's mind off a certain goal through a positive redirection to another goal, with emphasis on assets and abilities rather than the problems at hand. Dereflection often results in accomplishment of the original goal.
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Techniques include systems-centered therapy, vocational fantasy, changing core beliefs, psychodynamic uncovering technique, hypnotically enhanced interactive cognitive rehearsal, making the client the counselor, art and voice therapy, reality therapy and choice theory, using stories, memory work with children, dereflection for depression, relationship-centered counseling, assessment, social therapy, olfactory conditioning, screening personality disorders, bibliotherapy, and rational emotive imagery.