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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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Adam Carmel, Ph.D.

Adam Carmel, Ph.D.

Adam Carmel, Ph.D.

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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.

Get to Know:
Therapy can help people work through suffering to reach their life goals. Sometimes we get stuck in some important part of life and we are lost about how to move forward. It’s often the case that our tools for dealing with life’s problems and challenges – tools that have worked well in the past – are no longer working. My approach to therapy involves providing new tools to cope effectively.

I specialize in using evidence-based treatments including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and exposure-based interventions (e.g., Prolonged Exposure for PTSD). I offer a practical, solution-focused approach to collaboratively work with individuals on attaining their life goals.

I am a licensed clinical psychologist with experience treating the following problems:

  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Depression and loss of motivation
  • Anxiety (e.g., social anxiety, panic)
  • Drug and alcohol problems
  • Eating disorders (e.g., bulimia, binge eating, healthy weight control)
  • Self-harm
  • Relationship and communication difficulties
  • General stress or adjustment problems

Professional Training:
I received extensive training in evidence-based treatments while completing a pre-doctoral internship at Duke University Medical Center and a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Washington. I am currently an Instructor at Harvard Medical School, and the Director of DBT Services at the Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

For more information, please contact me at 617-738-1480 or adam@bostoneveningtherapy.com.

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