Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth—Marcus Aurelius.
Behavioral therapy is a wide range of techniques which is used to change dysfunctional behavior. Behavioral therapy is used to strengthen desirable behaviors and to eliminate the undesirable ones with the help of reinforcement techniques and other scientifically proven modes. It is basically rooted in the values of behaviorism that is learned from one’s environment or what we otherwise call as social learning. It is an action based therapy that is used to point out the problem that lies in the behavior itself and its goal is to teach people new behavior to minimize or to eliminate the issues.
WHO CAN BE Benefited?
It can be benefit people with a wide range of disorders.
Autism Spectrum disorder
Post-traumatic stress disorder(PTSD)
Phobias, including social phobias
Obsessive compulsive disorder(OCD)
TYPES OF BEHAVIOURAL THERAPY
Types of Behavioural Therapy and who can be benefits?
Applied behavior analysis
Cognitive behavioral therapy
Dialectical behavioral therapy
Rational emotive behavior therapy
Social learning therapy
HOW TO CURE BEHAVIOURAL DISORDER?
FIND A BEHAVIORAL THERAPIST:
Some mental health professionals who can provide behavioral therapy include counselors, psychologists, psychiatrists and social workers.
Once the treatment has begin, one need to discuss its goals inorder to accomplish them as much effectively as possible. so that the therapist can create an effective intervention plan.
BE AN ACTIVE PARTICIPANT:
To make behavioral therapy effective, one needs to be committed for participating in the process of learning and recreation of quality thought process.
Behaviour Therapy for Autism spectrum disorder is a group of intervention program in which a therapist will design goals based on the needs and demands of the child and will therefore customise his or her approach accordingly. The main areas that falls under the preview of Behaviour therapy are Cognitive milestone, like Level of understanding, span of attention, concentration, analytical abilities, critical evaluation, decision making, problem solving etc. Apart from this eye contact, name call response, Socialization and play with other kids can as well be addressed in it.
It channelises the thought process of an individual and makes it more Consolidated and composed.
Thus, Behaviour therapy now a days is a hope to all those people who are suffering from any mental health issue. Therefore, paves way for better and quality life.