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How Therapy Can Empower Adoptees in Overcoming the Fear of Abandonment

If you are an adoptee, you may be familiar with the constant feeling of walking on eggshells, fearing the people closest to you will inevitably leave. Being separated from your biological parents at a young age can lead to a lifetime of feelings of loss, rejection, and insecurity. However, there is hope. By reaching out […]

Mindful and Stress-Free Holidays: DBT Strategies for a Joyful Season

The holiday season is meant to be a time of happiness and joy, but for many of us, it can be a source of stress and anxiety. With so much to do, like shopping for gifts, attending parties, managing family dynamics, and dealing with travel hassles, it’s easy to become overwhelmed. However, practical strategies based […]

Unlocking Peace Amidst Anxiety with the Power of DBT for Lasting Wellbeing

Are you experiencing more stress, anxiety, or sadness lately? Please know that you’re not alone in this. However, practical ways exist to manage these emotions and live a happier, more peaceful life. One of the most well-researched treatments for anxiety and depression is Dialectical Behavior Therapy or DBT. This approach can help you understand your […]

Online DBT Therapy is the Solution You’ve Been Looking for If…

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If you’re looking for online therapy in New York, Suffolk DBT—a practice that specializes in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)—might be right for you. When working with an experienced clinician, online DBT therapy can be revolutionary, especially for vulnerable groups. In today’s blog, we’ll outline the benefits of online DBT therapy for people with BPD, teens […]

Overcoming Anxiety Might Be Easier Than You Think

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In many cases, everyday stressors, anxiety disorders, and traumatic experiences can result in unregulated emotions and negative, intrusive thoughts. In turn, many people may fall into habitual cycles of impulsive behaviors or addictions in attempts to relieve anxiety symptoms. Professionally led mental and behavioral health therapies, not these unhelpful habits, are the key to true […]

How is Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) so effective?

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What is DBT? Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) for teens, adults, and children is a very effective form of therapy that combines individual therapy with skills training group sessions to support individuals in managing emotions and navigating life’s difficulties. If you’re new to therapy, you may not be aware of the research and effectiveness behind DBT. You may […]

How Can DBT Help Highly Sensitive People?

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DBT for Highly Sensitive People If you get upset easily or often over-analyze situations, people might hurl “You’re so sensitive!” at you as an insult. It probably stings when they do. But emotional sensitivity isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Like any aspect of personality, there are pros and cons to being sensitive. Many of our […]

How DBT Can Help with Anxiety About the World Reopening and Returning to “Normal”

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Be careful what you wish for. We’ve all heard this warning at one time or another. Lately, though, it feels particularly relevant. After more than a year of pandemic upheaval, a return to “normal” is slowly happening. For those of you struggling with anxiety, there are two questions looming large:

What does “normal” mean anymore?
How do I handle yet another major transition?

3 Ways DBT Helps Emotionally Sensitive People

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You’re at work busy on a project. Then your boss comes over to your work area. They point a couple pieces of feedback for what you’re working on. Just a few tweaks, they say.

4 Ways DBT Helps with Managing Anxiety Disorders

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When you are anxious, it’s more than a feeling. Your mind goes from being calm, rational, and present to a completely different state. In mild forms, you might be agitated and wanting to use a ritual to soothe yourself.