Dialectical Behavior Therapy, or "DBT" as it's often called, is a program developed
by Marsha Linehan, Ph.D., for the treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder.  
The therapy has gained popularity as a set of skills that have value for others as
well, and can be drawn from in helping people who are coping with a wide variety
of challenges.  A full DBT program often entails participation in groups that can
involve some peer support but are often run like classes, and cover effective
strategies for Core Mindfulness Skills, Emotion Regulation, Distress Tolerance, and
Interpersonal Effectiveness.  Individual counseling accompanies the groups, so
the material can be further explained and customized to individual situations.  

I've been extensively trained in DBT and have experience providing both the
individual counseling and group facilitation.  I find the material to have so much
practical wisdom behind it that I often refer to the strategies when I'm helping
people to get through particularly tough times.  

Please call if you have any questions about DBT and how it works.
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Counseling and Hypnotherapy
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