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Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is part of the cognitive-behavioral family of therapies. It was originally developed to treat seriously and chronically suicidal patients and has evolved to treat patients who meet criteria for borderline personality disorder and problems of emotional regulation. DBT combines principles of behavioral psychology, which are used to promote change, with mindfulness principles adapted from Buddhism, which are used to promote acceptance (Linehan, 1993). Read more
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Self-Help Programmes

Overcoming distress intolerance (facing your feelings)

Improving your assertiveness

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