Discover the benefits of Behaviour Support programs for adultsDecember 22, 2020
Today, with all that is going on in the world, it can be stressful to maintain a positive, upbeat attitude. You may feel the burden of difficulties weighing you down as you go about your daily life, or you could feel incredible anxiety over things that are out of your control. From a worldwide pandemic to unrest in society, it can feel daunting to manage life effectively. These stressors could lead to hindrances in your family relationships, interfere with your workload, or cause ill health. You may have unhealthy behaviours that threaten to overwhelm your life. When this happens, it’s time to take action and seek support.
What is Behaviour Support?
Behaviour support works to help you maintain control of your behaviour even when everything around seems out of control. We all have frustrating and difficult issues in life. By learning strategies to cope with these situations, you will be more content with yourself and your environment.
In addition, you may have past trauma or unresolved conflicts that are buried deep within. If these are not rectified through a behaviour support program, you may act out without realising what the true cause of your actions are. For example, something could trigger these pent-up emotions or past trauma, and you might react with anger or frustration. Your response could lead to alienation from others, negative relationships, or difficulty coping at work. However, if you can get to the root of your problem and understand what is truly upsetting you, you may well be on the pathway to healing.
Through behaviour support, therapists will help you delve into the inner core behind your actions. You will peel back the layers of your self and discover what is causing the problems you’re facing. Furthermore, behaviour support offers tools for moving forward to a healthier you.
How Does Behaviour Support Work?
Behaviour support offers an assessment of your overall mental wellbeing, and then a therapist will create a treatment plan for you based on your situation. You and the therapist will set some goals and begin therapy sessions.
During therapy, your counsellor will help you understand the mindset behind your behaviour and work to help you change that behaviour. As you gain an understanding about what is motivating your actions, you will have greater control over your emotions and, hence, your behaviour. In addition, you can sleep better as you move forward in therapy, learning the tools and strategies of successful living.
Your therapist will assess your progress as you continue therapy and provide you with helpful resources and toolkits as needed. You will also have different goals to work on at home, allowing you to practice all that you learn during therapy sessions.
Benefits of a Behaviour Support Program
As you proceed in the behaviour support program, you will notice several benefits in your personal life. You will feel much more satisfied with yourself and notice an improvement in your overall happiness, amount and quality of sleep you get, and outlook on life. Also, because you will have better control over your behaviour, your relationships with others will improve.
Getting down to the core issues that are behind behaviour irregularities is a great feat because it relieves a heavy load off your shoulders. It may be a load that you knew you had but didn’t even know where it came from. Resolving past issues will lead to a happier state of mind.
If you are dealing with the pressures of life or struggling with relationship difficulties, don’t despair. There is hope for you through a behaviour support program. Plus we offer a bunch of wraparound services that may be of help.
Check out our site today www.catholiccaredbb.org.au/therapy. We have very short (if any) waitlists as we know it’s important people access services swiftly. We’d love to hear from you.