Archive for August, 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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