DBT: FOR MORE THAN BORDERLINE PERSONALITY DISORDER

A key component of DBT is skills training. DBT has 4 modules of skills, mindfulness, interpersonal effectiveness, emotional regulation, and distress tolerance. Each module helps individuals develops skills to manage their emotions more effectively and develop improved quality of life. The skills training and treatment of DBT is applicable to people with a wide range of mental health conditions to improve overall well-being, emotion management, and decrease negative emotions and distress. Therefore, DBT treatment or DBT informed therapy may be beneficial for individuals with depressionanxiety, eating disorders, addiction, and post-traumatic stress disorder.

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HOW CAN DBT HELP MAINTAIN RELATIONSHIPS

Most communication today is done digitally, via instant messenger, texting, Snapchat, etc. In a world where communication is literally at our fingertips it can be hard to feel connected.

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy or DBT offers an entire module to teaching skills to help with learning to communicate openly, more clearly, and in a meaningful way.

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