corrective emotional experience

cor·rec·tive e·mo·tion·al ex·pe·ri·ence

reexposure under favorable circumstances to an emotional situation with which one could not cope in the past.
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cor·rec·tive e·mo·tion·al ex·per·i·ence

(kŏr-ektiv ē-mōshŭn-ăl ek-spērē-ĕns)
Reexposure under favorable circumstances to an emotional situation with which one could not cope in the past.
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