How to Manage Your Emotions During the Holidays

For people diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), the stress and disruption of the holiday season can add up to a challenging time for you and your loved ones.

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What is Dialectical Behavior Therapy?

DBT is a skills-based treatment that can help you to regulate your emotions, have more successful interpersonal relationships, provide you skills to manage distress and increase mindfulness to your thoughts, feelings, and your environment. In addition to helping treat a variety of mental health disorders, DBT can teach you a healthier way to cope that will help you to maintain your recovery, improve your overall quality of life, and build a life worth living.

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Why Learning DBT Skills Can Help Your Family Member with BPD

When you have a family member with Borderline Personality Disorder, learning DBT skills can mean the difference between having a tumultuous relationship and finding a middle ground that allows them to feel supported and understood.

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Do SSRIs Increase Self-Harm in People with Borderline Personality Disorder?

A recent study examines the relationship between SSRIs and self-harmful behaviors in people diagnosed with BPD and depression.

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5 Tips on Navigating the Holiday Season (and Family) with BPD

The holidays. Such a joyous time of year! Unless time spent with your family is one of your triggers. Here are five tips on navigating the holiday season when you have Borderline Personality Disorder.

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Using DBT Skills in the Workplace

If you find yourself in an emotionally charged moment at your workplace, see if you can practice a few of these DBT skills to get you through the conflict in a healthy way.

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Managing BPD Symptoms: Resisting the Urge to Cut

Resisting the urge to cut can be a major challenge when you have Borderline Personality Disorder. Here are some ways to resist the urge.

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4 Reasons to Choose DBT Day Treatment

If you are on the fence about whether to choose a Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) day treatment program or an outpatient or residential program for DBT, here are five reasons why a DBT day treatment program may be right for you.

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Bringing DBT Skills out of Treatment and into Everyday Life

Using the skills learned in DBT at a treatment center is quite different than taking these skills with you back into the outside world. So how do you make the transition?

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Better Distress Tolerance through DBT

Just a few ways you can have better distress tolerance through Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).

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