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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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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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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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Why do People with BPD Have Problems in Relationships?

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is characterized by symptoms that challenge relationships.

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Loving Someone with BPD: Getting Through ‘Unrelenting Crises’

In the early days of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), the treatment focused primarily on the person suffering from Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). It is now recognized that family members and loved ones also need to participate in the BPD recovery process using DBT skills. In this article, we will look at what “unrelenting crisis” is and how you can be proactive about ending the cycle.

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How DBT Helps Prevent Aggressive Behavior

Dialectical Behavior Therapy seeks to teach people with aggressive tendencies to employ mindfulness techniques in order to prevent aggressive behavior. Through DBT, they learn to tolerate uncomfortable emotions by sitting with them before acting on them.

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Mindfulness Skills: An Important Tool in Borderline Personality Disorder Treatment

What does it mean to be “mindful”? How can increased mindfulness assist you in overcoming the emotional dysregulation inherent in the experience of having Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)?

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Biosocial Theory of BPD: Invalidating Environment

According to the biosocial theory of BPD, this complex disorder is the result of certain biological predispositions which manifest themselves when met with a dysfunctional or invalidating environment.

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Clearview Treatment Programs to Hold DBT Skills Workshop

“DBT Skills: An Experiential Workshop,” which will be held on Friday, July 29, 2011, will provide participants practical knowledge of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), a method of treatment specifically developed to treat BPD, and its clinical application.

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