What is Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)?
Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) is a type of treatment that was developed to help people who experience difficulties regulating their emotions. DBT can help reduce distress and improve your relationship with yourself. The goal of DBT is to teach you how to manage overwhelming emotions, build more satisfying relationships with others, and improve your overall quality of life by changing your behaviors and thoughts through mindfulness techniques and other methods.
Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) is a type of cognitive behavioral therapy that helps you:
- Understand your feelings, emotions and behaviors.
- Change the way you think about things.
- Manage intense emotions.
Who can benefit from DBT?
- People with a borderline personality disorder
- People with an eating disorder
- People with substance use disorder (drug or alcohol)
- People experiencing depression and anxiety
What are the different types of dialectical behavioral therapy?
There are several types of dialectical behavioral therapy options, including:
- Individual DBT therapy sessions
- Group DBT sessions for adults, children, teens, and families
- A combination of both is usually the most effective form of DBT treatment
Meet with a DBT Counselor
Overall, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is a type of treatment that could help you reduce distress and improve your relationship with yourself. If this sounds like something that would help improve your life, please reach out to Soma Therapy to see whether DBT might be right for you. Our friendly intake staff is happy to answer your questions and schedule you with a therapist who has training in DBT. We also love to connect people with DBT groups at Soma Therapy or provide information on other great options in our Wichita community.