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What is the Difference Between DBT and CBT?

Each year, one in five adults in the United States experiences a mental health condition such as depression, anxiety, or PTSD. Many people continue to live with persistent mental health issues. If you live with a mental health disorder, you have likely heard about talk therapy as a form of treatment. Talk therapy effectively treats…

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Do I Need Dialectical Behavior Therapy?

When used in conjunction with medication, talk therapy is one of the most effective forms of therapy in use for a wide variety of mental health conditions. However, talk therapy is not a one-size-fits-all approach. There are different types and techniques of talk therapy offered at mental health facilities. Dialectical behavior therapy, or DBT, is…

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3 Dialectical Behavior Therapy Techniques

Dialectical behavior therapy, also known as DBT, is a common mental health treatment technique used to treat a variety of mental health struggles. This modified form of CBT, or cognitive behavioral therapy, allows people to learn to live in the moment, regulate emotions, cope with stress, and improve relationships with those around them. Originally developed to…

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Effects of Negative Thinking

When asked to point to causes for fatigue, mental exhaustion, and prolonged stress, most likely would not think of negative thinking. Yet, there is increasing evidence that people’s thought patterns and behaviors can substantially affect their physical and mental health. Part of countering the harmful symptoms of mental illness is identifying and countering negative thinking,…