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Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a type of therapy that helps people manage their emotions, improve relationships, and cope with distressing situations that is a collaborative and strength focused approach.

What is Dialectical Behavioural Therapy?

Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) is a type of cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) that was developed by psychologist Marsha Linehan to treat borderline personality disorder (BPD). It has since been adapted to treat other mental health conditions such as eating disorders, substance abuse, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

DBT was created to support individuals in emotional regulation, interpersonal skills, distress tolerance, and mindfulness skills. The key focus of DBT is balancing acceptance and change. It recognizes that individuals need acceptance and validation for their experiences while also promoting change towards more healthy coping strategies. In DBT, therapists work closely with the clients nervous system with the goal of increasing the development of self-soothing tools.


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What Can You Expect from DBT?

How Effective is DBT?

As for effectiveness, DBT has shown promising results in various clinical studies. It has been found to be effective in treating substance abuse, PTSD reducing self-destructive behaviours, decreasing suicide attempts, and improving overall emotional well-being.

DBT may be for you if you:

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