Published online by Cambridge University Press: 04 September 2020
In session 5, interoceptive exposure is introduced, focusing on dizziness sensations that are induced by head rolling. There is also the creation of positive associations to dizziness sensations and addressing of catastrophic cognitions about them. We use head rolling to educate about dizziness, to create positive reassociations to dizziness and other sensations, to address distress associations to the symptoms, to reduce fears of dizziness, and to act as interoceptive exposure that creates new nonthreatening associations to the symptoms that decreases fear and other negative associations. There is also further training in emotion regulation (emotion flexibility) by practicing certain emotions.