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.

Saturday, November 24, 2012

DBT          chain_analysis_2004_10_26.pdf 
          
emotions_diary.pdf 
          
emotions_diary_codes.pdf 
          
emotions_mill_2003_06_20.pdf 
          
linehan_bpd.pdf 
          
personality_traits_2004_03_30.pdf 

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