Dialectical Behavior Therapy Helping Have A Great Day

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Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) can be useful for many reasons. The dialectical behavior therapy definition involves the use of a range of skills to teach people how to improve their lives by changing thought patterns and behaviors. An effective DBT therapist can help you learn the areas in your life that you need to focus […]

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 […]

Confront Your Past With Trauma Focused Therapy

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If you have experienced trauma, it can be not easy to move forward and have a positive and rewarding life. Trauma and abuse are often reasons why people turn to substances for relief. Substance abuse is a common coping mechanism but is not sustainable. Over time, mental health symptoms worsen when trauma is not addressed. […]

Practice Self-Love With Individual Therapy

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Individual therapy with a professional mental health practitioner can help you learn to practice self-love. If you have struggled with your mental health or substance abuse, it can be difficult to learn how to forgive yourself for poor decisions you may have made due to your situation. Self-care and self-love go hand in hand. If […]

3 Benefits of Group Therapy

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Group therapy can be a terrific resource for those in recovery. Making connections with individuals who have had similar challenges and life experiences is a reminder that you are not alone in your journey to find lasting sobriety. Group therapy for drug addiction helps clients strengthen their safety net in a situation of mutual respect […]

How Does EMDR Therapy Help with PTSD?

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Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is a form of trauma therapy that is effective for treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). EMDR therapy uses tools and techniques that rewire the brain to replace negative associations associated with traumatic events with associations that do not cause feelings of stress, anxiety and other mental health issues. At […]

What To Expect in EMDR Therapy

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Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is one of many mental health therapies that have become more commonly used in recent years. This form of therapy was originally designed to help those with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). After further research was conducted, EMDR was proved effective in a therapeutic setting for those who have experienced […]

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 […]