Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Dialectical behavior therapy is a comprehensive, evidence-based treatment for borderline personality disorder. DBT was first develop by psychologist Marsha M. Linehan (1980) to treat  suicidal individuals with borderline personality disorder .Dialectical behavior  therapy is a therapy that helps people suffering from mood disorder, suicidal ideation, self-harm, substance abuse. This therapy helps the patients by increasing their cognitive and emotional regulation. Dialectical behavior therapy is a form of cognitive behavioral therapy. DBT include 4 components such as individual, group, therapist consultation team and phone coaching. DBT is taught as a series of skills in four modules: mindfulness, interpersonal effectiveness, emotional regulation, and distress tolerance. Distress Tolerance skills are used to help us cope and survive during a crisis, and help us tolerate short term or long term pain .Tolerating distress includes a mindfulness of breath and mindful awareness of situations and ourselves.

Tolerating distress includes a mindfulness of breath and mindful awareness of situations and ourselves.

  • DBT for emotion regulation
  • DBT vs CBT
  • Mindfulness in DBT
  • Components of DBT
  • DBT skill training
  • Targets & goals in DBT
  • DBT stage of treatment
  • Distress tolerance in DBT

Related Conference of Dialectical Behavior Therapy

October 19-20, 2017

25th World Summit on Psychology, Psychiatry & Psychotherapy

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