Create a life worth living.
Overwhelming distress, feeling out of control of one’s emotions, and behaviors such as substance abuse, self-injury, eating disorders, and rageful outbursts make it incredibly difficult to function normally and live a life that feels meaningful.
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) combines Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) strategies with mindfulness practice and helps people build "a life worth living."
DBT helps clients understand the factors that lead to and maintain self-destructive or self-defeating behaviors and teaches clients more adaptive skills to effectively experience and express emotions, tolerate distress, improve interpersonal functioning and increase attention control and awareness.
DBT consistently has been shown in clinical research studies to:
DBT is the Treatment of Choice.
Many people who benefit from DBT: