Desensitization – desensitization is defined as the diminished emotional responsiveness to a negative or aversive stimulus after repeated exposure to it. Therapist often used systematic desensitization to treat individuals with anxiety and phobias. Systematic desensitization is a therapy procedure that has a fearful person, while deeply relaxed, imagine a series of progressively more fearsome situations. The two responses of relaxation and fear are incompatible and the fear is dispelled.
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We are a well-staffed treatment center offering a greater than 1:1 client to staff ratio. We believe that client centered individual care is at the core of successful recovery.
At Compass, we realize that in order to effectively treat mental health issues and illnesses, we must provide a safe, comfortable, and pleasant environment.