Have you heard of the Push Away Skill? It’s part of the ACCEPTS SKILL that is under DISTRESS TOLERANCE SKILLS . What does it mean? If I am struggling, overwhelmed and overthinking then I simply PUSH AWAY and PUT AWAY what is bothering me TEMPORARILY. Then I distract myself with another activity. Then when IContinue reading “DBT Skill – PUSH AWAY”

Being a LGBTQIA+ Ally

In the month of June each year we celebrate Pride. Pride month is to honor the 1969 Stonewall Uprising which was a landmark moment in the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States. Pride is in celebration of all LGBTQIA+ individuals. While the month of June is packed with traditions such as parades and eventsContinue reading “Being a LGBTQIA+ Ally”

NEW DBT Skills Group

A new Virtual (Zoom) DBT Skills Group – “Finding Wise Mind” will be starting June 8th and go for 6 weeks . This is designed for individuals who are 18 or older. This group will focus on the Wise Mind + Mindfulness Skills that are such a pivotal part of DBT. Tanna & Allison willContinue reading “NEW DBT Skills Group”

Hours of Operation

HELLO! We have decided to change up our Hours of Operation. You can still Book Online 24/7 and call and text us at 816.500.2070. Yet, our response via text and phone will be between the hours of 10AM – 5PM Monday – Thursday. If you are in need to talk to your therapist via aContinue reading “Hours of Operation”


Records Request Are you in need of your medical records? Please submit a request here and we will make sure to send you an updated ROI (Release of Information) form to be filled out. There is a charge of $100 for records request and can take a minimum of 30 days.

DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for BPD

DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for BPD A pervasive pattern of instability of interpersonal relationships, self-image and affects, and marked impulsivity beginning by early adulthood and present in a variety of contexts, as indicated by five (or more) or the following: Frantic efforts to avoid real or imagined abandonment (Note: Do not include suicidal or self-mutilating behavior covered inContinue reading “DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for BPD”

Existential Crisis

Are you facing a Existential Crisis? YOUR NOT ALONE!! With so many changes and adjustments that have had to happen in the last 2 years so many people are facing topics such as : freedom death & mortality isolation & connection meaning & meaninglessness emotions & experiences All of these can lead to serious worryContinue reading “Existential Crisis”


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