Are Baths Good For Your Mental Health?


Are baths good for your mental health? Soaking in the tub settles the mind, study shows. See what CAST Centers Clinical Therapist, Alicia Racine has to say on Elite Daily.

According to Alicia Racine, a clinical therapist at CAST Centers, temperature changes in the body can definitely be an effective and practical method to help treat your mental health. 

In fact, Racine tells Elite Daily over email, baths and showers are practices that are sometimes used in something called dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT). "DBT offers a skill called TIPP," she explains. "TIPP stands for 'temperature, intense exercise, paced breathing, and paired muscle relaxation.' It is used to help a person [physically] regulate themselves from emotional distress."

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