Behavioural Therapy And Mental Health.

Behavioural Therapy And Mental Health.

One of the treatments that fall under the umbrella of the term mental health disorders is Behavioural Therapy. This form of treatment concentrates on the patient’s current problems and how to change them and how to focus on identifying solutions‚Ķ

This can and will help change any potentially unhealthy or self-destructive behaviors.


  • Aversion therapy
  • Behavioral rehearsal
  • Homework,
  • Modeling
  • Punishment
  • Relaxation training
  • Response prevention techniques
  • Social skills training
  • Systematic desensitization exposure
  • Virtual reality exposure

By partaking in this therapy, the therapists try to bring the patient into a more focused state of mind to handle social reinforcing and or engagement in positive activities and this is all done by measuring the person’s actions and seeks a plan of action to increase the positive experiences to enhance the emotions and behavior associated with this.

This can lead to many benefits, which may include:

  • Coping with grief and loss.
  • Identifying negative thoughts and emotions
  • Managing anger.
  • Managing chronic pain
  • Overcoming sleep disorders.
  • Overcoming trauma and dealing with PTSD.
  • Preventing addiction relapse.