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Behavioral Self Control Training is a multi-faceted approach to changing or modifying the behaviors that compel us to take in various substances.
In short, it's a way to either abstain from specific substances or control our intake of them so that it is non-problematic. Behavioral Self Control teaches skills that can help you to control drinking-- for example--as part of the goal.
In most instances Behavioral Self Control Training has been used with alcoholism or problem drinking behavior but it can--according to the experts--also be used with other substance issues such as smoking.
While several varieties of the treatment method exist, most often the treatment is limited to the following treatment methodologies:
According to Dr Michiel Bosman, "BSCT may not be the only required intervention, but it can be a very useful tool in the alcohol treatment arsenal, and one that helps the client to feel a little more in control of an out of control situation."