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  • DBT Life Worth Living Group

    Acceptance and Change To Relieve Stress & Depression Toward a Life Worth Living

    Thursday Nights 6:30-7:30 pm

    Do you feel your mind is being pulled in a hundred different directions at once? Do you have a hard time handling some of your emotions, and does this cause any problems in your relationships?

    Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) offers individuals comprehensive skills to manage painful memories and emotions and decrease conflicts in their relationships. This modality focuses on 4 specific areas of therapeutic skills. These are:

    Mindfulness – Helps individuals be present in the current moment. 

    Distress tolerance – Most people try and keep themselves safe from all negative emotions. Distress tolerance is geared toward increasing a person’s tolerance to negative emotion.

    Emotion regulation – Offers strategies to manage intense emotions that are the root cause of problems in a person’s life.

    Interpersonal effectiveness – These techniques allow an individual to communicate with others in a confident, assertive way that maintains self-respect and strengthens relationships.

    How Does it Work Exactly?

    Many of us live our daily lives with a constant stream of uncontrollable negative emotions right under our awareness. These emotions affect how we feel about ourselves and how we interact with other people, including friends, romantic partners and family members.

    The DBT Life Worth Living Group helps individuals  find ways to manage their negative emotions so they can feel balanced, in control and able to interact respectfully and successfully. 

    At the heart of DBT is acceptance and change.

    This DBT group teaches skills to apply to your daily life, address any obstacle that may arise and keep you motivated! The DBT skills group interactions will help you practice skills with others and offer mutual support.

    Advantages of Group Therapy

    1. Group therapy helps you realize we’re all in this together. 

    2. Group therapy facilitates giving and receiving support.

    3. Group therapy helps you find your “voice.”

    4. Group therapy helps you relate to others (and yourself) in healthier ways.

    5. Group therapy provides accountability.