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Why DBT Skills Training?

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Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a proven therapy for all mental health issues that include emotion dysregulation as a symptom.  Dysregulation is when someone is having difficulty managing their emotions.  Unrelenting depression and anxiety, bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder and OCD are just a few of the disorders that respond well to DBT therapy.  However, […]

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2 Tools for Effective Communication

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Every single individual on earth is constantly communicating, but they may not be communicating effectively. Often, we grow frustrated with our efforts to get our point across to others or when we try to fully comprehend others, but we retreat because of a lack of success. Our frustration comes from problems in knowing how to […]

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Surviving Your Partner’s Depression

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If your partner is suffering from depression, you may be feeling helpless, overwhelmed, frustrated and confused.  Trying to help may have left you feeling rejected, ignored or alone.  Your depressed partner needs love and support, but you alone cannot reverse the depression. Clinical depression is a mood disorder that negatively impacts the depressed person’s thinking, […]

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4 Ways to A Successful Year

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It’s a new year and a new school semester and everyone wants to make a change for the better. Everyone wants to make a New Year’s Resolution. Unfortunately, most people will not achieve their goals and end up in the same place, doing the same things they were last year. The reason why is because […]

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