The Truth About Emotional Regulation

None of us are regulated. We are predominantly in a heightened state of fear almost constantly that’s keeping us trapped in our minds and unable to tune into what is actually happening inside us. Emotional Regulation or Self-Regulation is a term used often in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and behavioral health. Emotional regulation is the … Read more

For example: 

If the client is nonverbal we might work on expanding their communication skills to include gestures or pictures.

If the client is overstimulated in the grocery store, goals might include short trips to the store with ways to self-regulate.