Tag Archives: Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

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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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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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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Clearview Lecture: An Introduction to Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Next Wednesday, June 6, Dr. Alina Gorgorian will be providing an overview of DBT and the four DBT skills at Clearview Center in Venice Beach, Calif.

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Borderline Personality Disorder Treatment: Ending Self-Harmful Behaviors through DBT

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) provides people with Borderline Personality Disorder the skills needed to help them better regulate their emotions so they no longer feel compelled to engage in self-harmful behaviors.

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Dialectical Behavior Therapy in Everyday Life: Acceptance and Change

Dialectical Behavior Therapy is considered the best available course of treatment for people diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), but the lessons learned in DBT can be applied in your everyday life.

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BPD Treatment: DBT in Practice

“Dialectics is all about improvisation, flexibility, movement, and change,” but this must be done while still remaining true to the core principles of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), according to Dr. Charles Swenson.

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