You can begin to work independently with these helpful tips as you firm up your decision to engage and register for an appointment.
On this page you can learn more about what to expect in therapy, its benefits, and possible interventions used in sessions. If you are ready to journey together . . .
Emotional Regulation Because many clients experience fluctuations of extreme emotionshelping to regulate clients’ emotions during stressful times is a primary goal. Emotional regulation helps the client to better understand, adapt, and alter their emotions to improve their mindset. A structured approach includes being able to identify emotions, reduce vulnerability to reactive behaviors, and identify obstacles to changing emotions.
Distress Tolerance Here, clients learn to reframe their thoughts, implement self-soothing techniques, and better understand the present moment to better cope with uncomfortable events and occurrences that cause anxiety and stress.
Mindfulness The practice of being fully aware and present in the moment, which is achieved through a variety of techniques. Clients are encouraged to keep a diary and reflect on the challenges and triumphs of their daily efforts along the way.
Interpersonal Effectiveness Helping clients learn how to speak up for what they want is the goal of this approach. Interpersonal effectiveness provides the tools for helping clients to ask effectively for what they need and also helps them to say no in a way that minimizes conflict and keeps relationships healthy.
Due to the severity and complexity of the issues encountered by those who provide DBT, a consultation team is considered essential for DBT providers. To offer optimal care to the client, individual therapists, skills training group leaders, case manager of the tr knowledge, and motivate one another as they move forward with treatment plans. Along with helping maintain a high weekly consultations also prove vital to preventing provider burnout
At the end of the day, wether it is through dialectical behavioral therapy or some other approach, we’re here to help you clarify what your own goals are and because we know everyone’s values are different, we’ll define what value-based living looks like to you. Then we’ll ask the question, “What would it look like if you were living more consistently with your values?” Instead of feeling powerless in your situation, we’ll explore what’s within your control. We’ll identify what you can do to make changes that support your goals. Finally, we’ll help you to establish maintenance practices for preventing and preparing for future life challenges independently.