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How DBT Skills Can Help Patients Coping with Cancer (Part 2)

How DBT Skills Can Help Patients Coping with Cancer Part 2

This feature by Elizabeth Cohn Stuntz, LCSW and Ronda Oswalt Reitz, PhD is Part 2 of 2 in this blog about the way DBT Skills can help patients cope with cancer. In the first part here, Elizabeth and Ronda shared the story of Maria, who was diagnosed with cancer. They presented two skills, mindfulness and labeling emotions to regulate them. In part two, they explore additional DBT strategies that can help cancer patients and their loved ones feel less helpless and have more faith in their ability to cope.

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How DBT Skills Can Help Patients Coping with Cancer (Part 1)

How DBT Skills Can Help Patients Coping with Cancer (Part 1)

This feature by Elizabeth Cohn Stuntz, LCSW and Ronda Oswalt Reitz, PhD is Part 1 of 2 in a piece about how the application of DBT Skills can help patients cope with cancer. In this first part, Ronda and Elizabeth examine the impact of balancing the challenges of dealing with cancer as well as the first two tools that may be of assistance to cancer patients.

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