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What’s Going To Happen In Therapy?

Author: Madeline Weber The Process of Getting Started  It’s common to wonder: What’s going to happen in my therapy?!  There are many unknowns in the adventure of finding a therapist, regardless of whether or not you have prior experience with therapy or not. It can be easy to feel unsure and back off from asking […]

April 9, 2024

General Psychology

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The House of DBT

Author: Dr. Christopher Deussing Many individuals (even well-trained therapists) are unaware that there are multiple stages in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) & view it as monolithic. Stage 1 DBT focuses on safety & crisis intervention. Stage 1 clients struggle with life-threatening behaviors (e.g., self-harm, suicidality), treatment-interfering behaviors (e.g., missing appointments), & crisis situations (e.g., losing […]

April 3, 2024

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DBT and Neurodivergence

Author: Catherine Herling While Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) was originally created to treat Suicidality, the efficacy of DBT in other populations has consistently been shown to be beneficial for many, regardless of their initial problems. This also includes individuals who have a neurodivergent diagnosis. For more adherent practitioners of DBT, it can feel as though […]

March 26, 2024

DBT

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