Dialectical Behavior Therapy    (DBT)      is  lesser known and understood for of skills that focus oh NOW  not THEN! A system of therapy originally developed by Marsha M. Linehan, a psychology researcher at the University of Washington, to treat people with borderline personality disorder (BPD)! DBT may be the first therapy that has been experimentally demonstrated to be generally effective in treating BPD. A meta-analysis found that DBT reached moderate effects.Research indicates that DBT is also effective in treating patients who present varied symptoms and behaviors associated with spectrum mood disorders, including self-injury.Recent work suggests its effectiveness with sexual abuse survivors and chemical dependency.



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Skills Work (sometimes they take a few days)

04/12/2012 17:00
Sorry I have been gone so long I just found out I have MS and it has taken me a lot of skill use to get back to wise mind! www.facebook.com/groups/Skillsnotpills/   www.facebook.com/DBTskillsinuse


Today I am working to better this site!

02/19/2012 13:02
Working on getting more things on this site so if you all would visit the feedback page and let me know what you would like to see on here and I will do my best to get stuff you post!!     For a mindfulness idea I want you to fallow my examplee below and spend 15 minutes writeing...


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01/17/2012 04:37
New facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/Skillsnotpills/