Everything seems to be going up in price these days and it tends to leave us thinking what can we cut from our budget? Is therapy one of those things? Let’s make sure that isn’t the case. We have a few options to make sure you are still getting the help you need for yourContinue reading “Is cost keeping you from Therapy?”
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Interpersonal Effectiveness: Criteria for Saying Yes and No
Do you know how to effectively say YES and NO? The following is the DBT criteria for how to learn the intensity and the criteria on asking for a need to be met or for you to say no effectively and still maintain the relationship. At the end there is a game you can useContinue reading “Interpersonal Effectiveness: Criteria for Saying Yes and No”
Introduction to Interpersonal Effectiveness
While we move into the section of Interpersonal Effectiveness of DBT it is important to know our goals and set a corse of what we are intending to learn. What is stopping you from having Healthy Relationships? Lack of skills Worried thoughts High or uncontrollable emotions Others get in your way You simply forget yourContinue reading “Introduction to Interpersonal Effectiveness”
Starting Mindfulness – What & How Skills
MINDFULNESS: EXERCISE What do you think of when you hear the word Mindfulness? ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ “Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way; On purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally.” Jon Kabat-Zinn Benefits of Mindfulness: 1. It helps you to slow down. 2. Helps you to know yourself better. 3. It helps toContinue reading “Starting Mindfulness – What & How Skills”
How to use DBT to set goals in Therapy and in Life.
The main goal in DBT is to decrease any-type of problem behavior. Behaviors to Decrease: Interpersonal Chaos, loneliness, being in unhealthy relationships Unstable moods and emotions, and willfulness Impulsive behavior, difficulty accepting reality Mindlessness, emptiness, judgmental attitude Behaviors to Increase: Interpersonal effectiveness Emotional Regulation Distress Tolerance Mindfulness Before setting a goal with a client weContinue reading “How to use DBT to set goals in Therapy and in Life.”
What you need to know when starting DBT.
What to know at the beginning of starting DBT ( Dialectical Behavioral Therapy). Some key elements all clients should be aware of are: Individual Therapy Sessions Coaching Calls Diary Cards Group Therapy Each is a vital part of DBT and add an extra element that some other therapies do not offer. What questions do youContinue reading “What you need to know when starting DBT.”