I use a blend of therapeutic approaches based on my clients’ individualized needs, including Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. This is a type of therapy that helps individuals who both want to make changes and also might not be fully ready to make changes, and need an extra push – it teaches us to balance thinking and feeling so that we can make healthy, effective decisions.
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) was originally developed for high-risk individuals, including those who:
I work closely with these populations, and have also found throughout my years of practice that everyone can benefit from DBT skills. This is why I incorporate DBT and skills development into the treatment plans of the majority of my clients.
DBT includes four modules and I teach valuable life skills in these areas:
We all can use a little help sometimes with our relationships, managing stress and our emotions, and with slowing down and thinking more clearly. Call today for your free, fifteen minute telephone consultation!