Archive for 2020

DBT: What is Dialectical Behavior Therapy?

by Danielle Seymour, M.A., LCMHC

What is DBT? 

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is an evidence-based treatment protocol developed by Dr. Marsha Linehan during the 1980’s. It was initially created to treat those suffering from characteristics most commonly associated with Borderline Personality Disorder, including chronic suicidality and self-injurious behavior. Since Dr. Linehan’s initial application of DBT, it has been extensively researched and proven to have positive outcomes when applied to numerous other diagnoses, including depression, PTSD, anxiety, addiction, bulimia nervous, and impulse control ...

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EMPOWERED HEALING: AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TO TRAUMA RECOVERY AND VIOLENCE PREVENTION

Our Innovative Trauma Recovery Program is Featured on a podcast: Couples Therapy in Seven Words!

By Christine DiBlasio, Ph.D.

I remember the first time that I had to give a professional public presentation, many years ago.  I lost a lot of sleep beforehand, and spent a great deal of time preparing and practicing.   Of course, after I finished the presentation, I decided to research how to actually give an effective speech.  This research taught me a few things, but what I remember most was ...

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Couples Therapy in Seven Words

Dr. Bruce Chalmer has been putting up videos about couples therapy topics for a few years, and has recently written a book called Reigniting the Spark: Why Stable Relationships Lose Intimacy, and How to Get It Back. It’s based on a seven-word formula that summarizes the basic ideas of couples therapy, and has helped many couples Dr. Chalmer has worked with over the past 25 years.

Now he’s teamed up with his wife, educator Judy Alexander, to create a podcast. ...

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Dr. Chalmer’s New Book!

Our own Dr. Bruce Chalmer has written a book! Here is his announcement:

I’m delighted to announce the publication of my latest book, Reigniting the Spark: Why Stable Couples Lose Intimacy, and How to Get It Back. If you’re in a relationship, and you’d like it to improve, I wrote this book for you.

To launch the book, we’re throwing a virtual party, and you’re invited! We’ll be on Facebook Live on Monday, March 30 from 8:00-9:00 PM. I’ll do a reading ...

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We Are Offering Telehealth Sessions

We at Stone House Associates understand how challenging the current COVID-19 situation is. In response to this crisis, we have followed all CDC and state guidelines to protect the health and well-being of us all. We want to support our community and as such, we are offering telehealth sessions and accepting new clients, as practitioners’ schedules permit.  We have been coordinating with insurance companies who have informed us that these telehealth sessions are generally covered in the same manner as ...

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Empowered Healing

Therapist Uncensored Podcast
Thank you to Dr. Ann Kelley, internationally recognized co-host of Therapist Uncensored, for working with Safety Team members, Christine DiBlasio, Ph.D. (also of Stone House Associates), Darcy Richardson, M.S., Christina Allard, PT and Nancy Keller, M.Ed., to present a thought provoking, informative podcast; Empowered Healing: Integrating Self-Defense, Neuroscience and Affirmative Consent to Build Empowerment and Heal Trauma.  Find our podcast, broadcasted in 270 countries, here. More information about this innovative program can be found in a ...

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