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(kown'ter-kon-di'shŭn-ing),
Any of a group of specific behavior therapy techniques in which a second conditioned response (for example, approaching or even touching a snake) is introduced for the express purpose of counteracting or nullifying a previously conditioned or learned response (fear and avoidance of snakes).

counterconditioning

(koun′tər-kən-dĭsh′ə-nĭng)
n. Psychology
Conditioning intended to replace a negative response to a stimulus with a positive response.

counterconditioning

a process used in behavioral therapy in which a learned response is replaced by an alternative response that is less disruptive.

count·er·con·di·tion·ing

(kown'tĕr-kon-dish'ŭn-ing)
Any behavior therapy in which a second conditioned response (e.g., approaching or even touching a snake) is introduced for the purpose of counteracting or nullifying a previously conditioned or learned response (e.g., fear and avoidance of snakes).

counterconditioning

a technique of changing an undesirable response of an animal to a stimulus by engaging the animal in another response that is incompatible with the first.
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Prochaska lists these as: Consciousness Raising, Self-Reevaluation, Self-Liberation, Counterconditioning, Stimulus Control, Reinforcement Management, Helping Relationships, Dramatic Relief, Environmental Reevaluation, and Social Liberation.
The five other processes (self-liberation, counterconditioning, stimulus control, reinforcement management, and helping relationships) are behavioral processes (Prochaska et al.
Counterconditioning involves substituting a healthier behavior for the unhealthy behavior.
Counterconditioning is the substitution of alternative behaviors for problem behaviors.