Dialectical Behavior Therapy

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Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is an increasingly popular form of therapeutic technique that has a wide range of uses for those with mental health and substance use disorders. At TruHealing Gaithersburg, dialectical behavior therapy is part of many of our clients’ treatment plans. If you’re interested in learning more about dialectical behavioral therapy for substance […]

Top 20 DBT Skills to Succeed

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Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a form of therapy that was initially designed for use by those with personality disorders. DBT therapy has been one of the most helpful therapies for those who struggle with borderline personality disorder (BPD). In more recent years, the mental health community has realized that DBT therapy techniques have a […]

What Is Self-Harm Awareness Month?

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March is Self-Harm Awareness Month. Self-harm can come in many forms and involves physical, psychological, and emotional elements. Any form of deliberate or purposeful injury that a person causes themselves is considered self-harm or self-injury. If you or someone you care about is engaging in self-harm, they could benefit from self-harm treatment and mental health […]

Can CBT Help My Anxiety?

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Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) has been around since the 1970s and, today is considered a part of traditional mental health therapy. If you are struggling with anxiety, it can be difficult to make everyday decisions. If you have not previously gone to therapy, the prospect of going for the first time might feel intimidating. Positive and […]

What Is Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy?

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In cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), counselors work with clients to target a specific issue, or set of issues, and develop a treatment plan to work on over a designated number of sessions. Counselors discuss goals with clients and determine methods to reach these goals. There are always bumps along the road and a good therapist working […]