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DBT Skills Can Reduce Anxiety

DBT Skills for Managing Emotions Can Decrease Anxiety Social Worker Jeremy Schwartz had a client named Brenda whose anxiety disrupted her life in many ways. Sometimes she would miss an appointment because she had a panic attack on the train. She would break up with her boyfriend one day, then text him non-stop to next […]

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Patrick Lee, LMHC

Works with: Children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. Therapy Approach: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing Specialties: Mood disorders Anxiety disorders Drug and alcohol problems Chronic psychiatric conditions Cross-cultural issues Professional Training: Carnegie Mellon University, B.A. Psychology University of Massachusetts Boston, M.S. Mental Health Counseling Get to Know: Everyone, at […]

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Reducing Suicidal Thoughts with DBT Skills

DBT Skills Can Detour Emotional Distress and Thoughts of Suicide A young man named Will Lippincott who works in publishing in New York almost gave up and took his own life. He had tried every treatment he could find for depression for 30 years without lasting success. To him, his death seemed inevitable. Lippincott wrote […]

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Diagram of Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Dialectical Behavior Therapy – Learn to Build a Life Worth Living

In order to solve a problem, one has to accept that the problem exists. Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a treatment program that combines acceptance with change to solve problems in life and to build a life worth living. Developed by Dr. Marsha Linehan, DBT integrates cognitive behavioral techniques to examine and challenge thoughts and […]

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Adam Carmel, Ph.D.

Blog Posts Works with: Adults and adolescents Therapy Approach: My focus is on evidence-based treatments including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and exposure-based interventions (e.g., Prolonged Exposure for PTSD). Specialties: I specialize in treating the following problems: Trauma and PTSD, depression, anxiety (e.g., social anxiety, panic), self-harm behaviors, drug and alcohol problems. […]

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