exposure therapy

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Noun1.exposure therapy - a form of behavior therapy in which a survivor confronts feelings or phobias or anxieties about a traumatic event and relives it in the therapy situation
desensitisation procedure, desensitisation technique, desensitization procedure, desensitization technique, systematic desensitisation, systematic desensitization - a technique used in behavior therapy to treat phobias and other behavior problems involving anxiety; client is exposed to the threatening situation under relaxed conditions until the anxiety reaction is extinguished
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Emotional Emotional exposure hierarchy to interoceptive and anxiety: Asking people with experience situational exposure about ecological agriculture, staying (Sessions 11-16) at the grocery store with his mother, staying in places where acquaintances might come in (cafeteria), walking through places with a lot of people without the folder Emotional exposure hierarchy to anger: Proposing activities to friends, answering WhatsApps from friends, accompanying his parents to the doctor, remaining in an argument between his parents without participating, remaining in social activities and interacting, answering personal questions.
In therapy, it's common to do this by creating an "exposure hierarchy".
Other components of the RI included education about OCD and its treatment, the construction of a sample exposure hierarchy that would be used if the client were to enter ETRP in the future, viewing a videotape of ETRP, and having a private telephone conversation with a client who had completed ETRP.