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DBT for Adolescents (Part 2)

DBT for Adolescents part 2

This feature by Lorie Ritschel, PhD is Part 2 of 2 in a series about DBT for adolescents. In the first part, Lorie addressed her experience as a DBT therapist working with adolescents and a couple of notable differences between DBT and DBT-A. In this part two, we will address caregiver therapy interfering behavior.

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Treatment Strategies to Help Clients Build the Lives They Want (Part 2)

Treatment Strategies to Help Clients Build the Lives They Want Part 2

This feature by Donna Pattie, MSW, LICSW is Part 2 of 2 in a series about treatment strategies to help clients build the lives they want. In part one, Donna addressed the dialectical lens she uses with clients starting in session one, as well as a framework to help therapists and clients see the spectrum from misery and suffering to envisioning the life they want. Here in part two, she will explore linking DBT treatment strategies to client goals.

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Treatment Strategies to Help Clients Build the Lives They Want (Part 1)

9.28.2022 - Treatment Strategies to Help Clients Build the Lives They Want Part 1

This feature by Donna Pattie, MSW, LICSW is Part 1 of 2 in a series about treatment strategies to help clients build the lives they want. In this first part, Donna addresses the dialectical lens she uses with clients starting in session one, as well as a framework to help therapists and clients see the spectrum from misery and suffering to envisioning the life they want.

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Mental Health & DBT in The Arab World and Where it’s Heading

Mental Health & DBT in The Arab World and Where it’s Heading

This feature by Basma Kilani, M.A highlights how DBT was first introduced to the Arab region, the timeline of Basma’s journey with DBT and how that influenced the region, and what the future of DBT looks like in the Arab world.

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Identifying and Treating Dialectical Dilemmas in DBT (Part 2)

Identifying and Treating Dialectical Dilemmas in DBT part 2

This feature by Donna Pattie, MSW, LICSW is Part 2 of 2 in a series about identifying and treating dialectical dilemmas in DBT. In part one, we looked at the biosocial model and development of dialectical dilemmas laid out by Marsha Linehan (1993) and Charlie Swenson (2016). Here in part two, we will now look at a worksheet for clients and providers to identify dialectical dilemmas and possible solutions to reduce behaviors getting in the way of their life goals.

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DBT for Substance Use Disorders (Part 2)

DBT for Substance Use Disorders Part 2

This feature by Nick Salsman, PhD, ABPP is Part 2 of 2 in a series about DBT for substance use disorders. In the first part, Nick described how DBT-SUD utilizes the approach of dialectical abstinence in the assessment and treatment of SUDs and how DBT-SUD utilizes the hierarchy of targets in Pretreatment and Stage 1. In part two, Nick explains eight commonly used attachment strategies and seven skills often used by DBT-SUD providers.

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DBT for Substance Use Disorders (Part 1)

DBT for Substance Use Disorders Part 1

This feature by Nick Salsman, PhD, ABPP is Part 1 of 2 in a series about DBT for substance use disorders. In this first part, Nick describes how DBT-SUD utilizes the approach of dialectical abstinence in the assessment and treatment of SUDs and how DBT-SUD utilizes the hierarchy of targets in Pretreatment and Stage 1.

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Why fold treatment for PTSD into DBT? (Part 2)

Why fold treatment for PTSD into DBT Part 2

This feature by Emily Cooney, PhD is Part 2 of 2 in a series about the DBT Prolonged Exposure protocol. In the first part, Emily began with explaining DBT PE as an evidence-based approach to treating suicidal and self-injuring individuals with BPD who have PTSD. She addressed what DBT PE involves and the roles of changing behavioural avoidance, changing cognitive avoidance, and changing beliefs. In part 2, she continues with more on changing beliefs, understanding what the data tell us, and how she motivates clients to do this treatment.

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