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DBT, Uncategorized

September 21, 2023

help me listen better

Help Me Listen Better

To truly listen to another person is about more than just hearing them out. On some level, we all understand the importance of listening, but putting that understanding into practice doesn’t always come naturally. That’s where the DBT Skill Active Listening can lend you a hand. Partaking in active listening can make you a better […]

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Anxiety Relief, DBT

July 13, 2022

Change Your Thoughts: Catastrophizing

Is your brain catastrophizing? Do you have a tendency to assume the worst-case scenario and believe things are much worse than they actually are? Do you notice your mind twisting information and turning it into a crisis? This can be a result of a traumatic event that reinforced negative beliefs about yourself and the world […]

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DBT, Self Care

November 2, 2021

DEAR MAN DBT Skill: How to Have a Productive Conversation

The DEAR MAN DBT Skill is a useful tool to use when you want to have a productive conversation. It is a handy little acronym full of advice on how to communicate with others more easily, effectively, and ethically. Do you want to communicate with others effectively? Do you struggle to express your own needs […]

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Change, DBT, Mindfulness and Wellness

July 15, 2021

What’s Opposite Action?

We experience a wide range of emotions daily, and yet, our culture encourages people to shove these emotions down by overworking, scrolling endlessly through their phones, watching hours of TV,  or using alcohol and drugs. This is because our society views being in touch with our emotions as a weakness.  When we avoid our emotions, […]

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Change, DBT, Mindfulness and Wellness

June 2, 2021

“Is This True?” And Other Thoughtwork

Our thoughts have a big impact on the way we feel. Some of these thoughts aren’t even true, but are a result of the stories and beliefs we have about ourselves and the world around us. Without the proper tools, sometimes these thoughts are allowed to run like a tape in the background. This can […]

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DBT, Self Care

March 31, 2021

Change Your Thoughts: Stop Second Guessing

Our thoughts are more powerful than we think. If you constantly have negative thoughts swirling around and you don’t catch them, they can start to manifest in unfavorable ways. An issue that clients often run into is that they second guess themselves and don’t have a solid foundation to stand on because they don’t trust […]

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