What is DBT?

DBT means Dialectical Behavior Therapy, which could also be referred to as becoming more open minded. A dialectic is a dialogue between opposites. Dialectical therapy seeks the ability to tolerate opposites and to see truth in more than one perspective. DBT is an offshoot of CBT, or Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. This branch of psychology is aimed at helping you understand your thinking and behavior choices so they are more effective for your life and happiness.

Mindfulness is balancing emotion mind and wise mind.Distress Tolerance is when you have a problem you cannot solve, but you don't want to make it worse.Emotion Regulation is having less negative emotions and vulnerability, and more positive emotional experiences.Interpersonal Effectiveness is asking for what you want and saying no effectively.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Releasing Trauma: A Mind and Body Approach

Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at 5:30pm
209 Oak Street Suite 204, Hood River, Oregon

This group will be a place to find support from others by processing and learning more about trauma. In addition we will go over alternative methods of treating the symptoms of trauma through body work which will include yoga and meditation.

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