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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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Identifying and Treating Dialectical Dilemmas in DBT (Part 1)

Identifying and Treating Dialectical Dilemmas in DBT - part 1

This feature by Donna Pattie, MSW, LICSW is Part 1 of 2 in a series about identifying and treating dialectical dilemmas in DBT. In this first part, Donna addresses three primary concepts of biosocial theory and steps for assessing and developing more effective solutions.

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