Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes

Counselor Toolbox Podcast with DocSnipes

Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes

  • Behavior Modification and Goal Setting

Behavior Modification and Goal Setting

Saturday 4th January 2020

Learn about behavior modification and goal setting in this episode of Counselor Toolbox Podcast with DocSnipes. Gain practical counseling tools and improve your skills.
49 minutes

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Behavior Modification and Goal Setting: A Counselor's Guide to Helping Clients Make Lasting Changes

Part of behavior change and lasting behavior change is to help people understand what things in their environment might be triggering, or reminding them of things that are unpleasant or were unpleasant and figuring out what to do about it.
In this episode of Counselor Toolbox Podcast with DocSnipes, Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes shares her expertise on behavior modification and goal setting. She begins by explaining the basics of behavior modification and why it's important for clinicians to understand these principles. She then goes on to discuss practical applications of behavior modification in counseling, such as goal setting and relapse prevention planning. Dr. Snipes also emphasizes the importance of identifying and addressing triggers, understanding negative stress responses, and avoiding learned helplessness.
She encourages positive thinking and mindfulness practices, and breaks down situations to find controllables. Finally, she offers tips for handling stressors as they come up and encourages listeners to focus on positive mood and emotions. If you're a counselor, coach, or sober companion, or if you're struggling with addiction or mental health issues, this episode provides valuable insights and practical tools to help you make lasting changes in your life. Listen to the full episode now here on alcoholfree.com.