DBT is an abbreviation for dialectical-behavior therapy and is considered a more comprehensive form of cognitive-behavioral therapeutic treatment practices. The name “dialectical,” in this instance, indicates that the process of joining different opposing thoughts or feelings together, such as approval and diversity. Dialectical-behavior therapy (DBT) sessions primarily gear the attention towards helping patients develop new emotional regulated strategies and mindfulness skills to improve the overall quality of life.
D’Amore Mental Health offers proven evidence-based methods and phone coaching options that target interpersonal effectiveness, eating disorders, and people diagnosed with borderline personality disorder. Our expert consultation team uses their many years of experience to recognize what different aspects of treatment and DBT skills training that each patient would benefit most from in each of their specific individual situations. DBT therapists tend to recommend this type of therapy when many other forms of personal therapy have been unsuccessful.