DBT Skills

Your toolkit for building a stronger, more balanced you

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Master Your Emotions with DBT

Struggling with overpowering emotions? DBT could be your solution. This therapy offers tangible skills to navigate intense feelings, cultivate meaningful relationships, and sculpt a life you're proud of. Delve into four core DBT skillsets: emotion regulation, distress tolerance, interpersonal effectiveness, and mindfulness.

Every week, your skills group will introduce these essential tools. As you work one-on-one with your therapist, you'll refine and adapt these skills to your unique challenges. And, during pivotal real-world moments, your therapist is just a phone call away, ensuring you apply what you've learned when it matters most.

Don't be a passenger in your own life, governed by turbulent emotions. Choose DBT and take the reins, crafting the life you've always yearned for.

DBT’s 4 Skill Sets

Understanding Emotion Regulation

Do intense emotions sometimes feel like roadblocks to living your life fully? Emotion Regulation is your toolkit for navigating these feelings. It equips you with strategies to understand and manage emotions, so they enhance rather than hinder your life.
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Learn to identify your emotions, pinpoint triggers, and respond effectively.
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Reduce the frequency and intensity of distressing emotions.
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Develop the ability to fully experience and respond to emotions without suppression.

Mastering Distress Tolerance

Facing overwhelming stress without losing your cool is a skill. Distress Tolerance is about standing strong in the stormy moments of life, holding your ground with calmness and resilience.
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Cultivate techniques to weather emotional storms with grace.
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Embrace life’s challenges without resorting to destructive behaviors.
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Embrace the present, accepting reality even in challenging circumstances.

Building Interpersonal Effectiveness

Life is a tapestry woven from our relationships with others. Interpersonal Effectiveness is the thread that strengthens these connections, enabling you to communicate and assert your needs while respecting others.
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Communicate with confidence and clarity in any setting.
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Establish boundaries that foster healthy, respectful relationships.
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Navigate conflict with diplomacy and maintain meaningful connections.

Cultivating Mindfulness

In a world of constant chatter and distraction, Mindfulness brings you back to the beauty of the present. It’s about embracing the moment with full awareness and quieting the noise to find serenity.
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Anchor yourself in the now with focused attention.
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Rise above the chatter of the mind through practices that promote clarity.
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Engage with the present moment fully, enriching your daily experiences.

Unite in DBT Skills Groups

Step into a space where empathy ignites change, and shared journeys inspire individual progress. Our DBT Skills Groups are more than educational; they are a collective pilgrimage toward emotional mastery.

✓ Experience the power of empathy as a catalyst for personal transformation.
✓ Draw strength from the shared stories and collective wisdom of the group.
✓ Learn and grow together, mastering DBT's core skills within a supportive community.

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Current DBT Skills Group Offerings:

1. Virtual: Monday 6-8pm Central Time
2. In-Person: Wednesday 6-8pm Central Time