Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)

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Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) a cognitive behavioural therapeutic approach, initially designed for clients experiencing borderline personality disorder (BPD) has since widened in scope and is now routinely administered as a stand-alone intervention or with different conditions as well. This multifaceted intervention utilizes conventional medication techniques focused on managing intense emotions along with reality-based testing processes joined by principals derived from Buddhist meditation practices alongside important components such as accepting the inner experience of the patient tolerance towards distressing feeling states, and mindful awareness orientations. The term Dialectical Behaviour Therapyical; represents striking a balance between validating the clients’ feelings while also helping them maintain focus on goals that could lead to suffering reduction/experience improvements.

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An average dialectical behaviour therapy protocol would comprise both individual treatment sessions and group-based skills learning interventions aimed at facilitating pro social communication skills acquisition while providing support in the management of tense or emotional situations. To understand more about DBT we suggest for you to start with Marsha Linehan. Our you can reach out to Marinela Trickett, RP.

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