Why analyze behavior?

A behavior analysis is done  

  1. To figure out all the things going on within your skin and your environment that have to do with you maintaining your behavior, to figure out how/when/where you get stuck, and to problem solve ways to make your life better
  2. To figure out ways to change your environment to make your life less miserable
  3. To get you to have a narrative of your experience
  4.  To practice talking about your problems in  non-judgmental manner
  5.  To increase your clarity about your own experience, and
  6.  To get you to think through what you do/decrease automatic behavior
  7.  To give you a sense of mastery and control in telling your own story.