Behavior Modification Therapy


A therapeutic method to replace unhealthy behaviors and habits with healthy ones. Behavior modification is a key component of lifestyle changes for improved health, such as substituting low-fat foods for highfat foods or taking a walk instead of eating dessert. Behavior modification also has application in a context, such as , and is the underlying approach of many programs. Generally, behavior modification is most successful when it addresses one issue at a time. Behavior modification puts a man in control of his situation; he makes the substitutions or exchanges. This is empowering and contributes to making permanent changes.

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  • comment avatar Dave Aug 1, 2011


    It’s good to see a quick condensed article recommending behavior modification therapy in situations such as health improvement, smoking cessation, and anger management. Well done.

    Dave in New Jersey near New York

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