ACT uses mindfulness practices to help people become aware of and develop an attitude of acceptance and compassion toward painful thoughts and feelings.
BA is designed to treat depression. BA focuses on the depressed person’s behaviors that keep him or her stuck in depression.
PE is specifically designed to treat the symptoms of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Behaviour therapy focuses on an individual’s learnt, or conditioned, behaviour and how this can be changed.
Cognitive therapy deals with thoughts and perceptions, and how these can affect feelings and behaviour.
Dialectical Behavior Therapy is now recognized as the gold standard of psychological treatment for this population.