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Multimodal Behavior Therapy

Description of the Strategy

What constitutes a broad-based and perhaps all encompassing design for effective therapy? Clearly, there are essential behaviors to be acquired—acts and actions that are necessary for coping with life's demands. The control and expression of one's emotions are also imperative for adaptive living. It is important to correct inappropriate affective responses that undermine success in many spheres. Untoward sensations (e.g., the ravages of tension), intrusive images (e.g., pictures of personal failure and ridicule from others), and faulty cognitions (e.g., toxic ideas and irrational beliefs) also play a significant role in diminishing the quality of life. Each of the foregoing areas must be addressed in an endeavor to remedy significant excesses and deficits. Moreover, the quality of one's interpersonal relationships ...

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